(SPEC) Iris popovii Vvedensky

1935, Botanical author Vvedensky

Iris popovii Vvedensky (Aleksei Vvedensky); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); Standards only .4 cm wide as opposed to .5-1.2 cm in others; Rootstock a well developed bulb with papery outer coats about 1 ½ cm in diameter; Leaves different from others in the group being almost fully expanded at the time of flowering although still completely hiding the stem; leaves of consistent width up to almost the apex and there exhibiting a narrow scabrous margin. The lower leaves 2-2.5 cm broad; 2-4 pale violet to azure flowers; perianth tube 6-9 cm long; Falls 3.5-4.5 cm long by 6-10 mm broad; The darker veined haft not winged but with nearly parallel margins; the blade yellowish with violet veins; the central ridge undissected crenate; Standards 2 cm long; style crests obliquely triangular, acute, crenate, 5-13 mm long; stigmas obreniform. syn. Iris popovii Vvedensky. Possibly only a variety of Iris rosenbachiana.

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References:

Iris popovii (Vved.) Vved. in V.L.Komarov (ed.), Fl. URSS 4: 562 (1935).
Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Khassanov, F.O. & Rakhimova, N. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the genus Iris L. (Iridaceae Juss.) for the flora of central Asia. Stapfia 97: 174-179.
Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
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Synonyms

* Juno popovii Vved., Byull. Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ. 21: 152 (1935). ----

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