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(SPEC) 'Rosilutea'

1931, Alexander

'Rosilutea' (Edward Johnston Alexander, R. 1931). Vinicolores Section; R; "Flower-stalk erect, stiff, but rather short: sepals [falls] reflexed, about 7 cm. Long, the claw yellow, its wings penciled and flushed with orange-pink, the blade opening orange-rose, but soon fading to a light but dull rosy-pink, the crest bright-yellow with a single bright-yellow lateral on either side, the median finally becoming a brown vein: petals [standards] opening orange-rose, but central and lower blade portions light rosy-purple, the whole fading to the same color to which the sepals fade: style-branches pinkish-orange on the sides, the wings flushed old-rose and margined yellow, the keel purplish rose, which color is flushed on the upper portion of the body, orange-rose beneath, flushed purplish-rose above; appendages deeply toothed, especially near the tips; anther-tips included."-As reported for Iris rosilutea by Small. [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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