(SPEC) Iris scorpioides Desf. now = Iris planifolia (Miller) Fiori & Paol.
, 1798). For awhile the name Iris alata Poir. was used but further dilligence confirmed Miller's name Iris planifolia
was the earliest name and has priority over the other names. For the main entry see Iris planifolia
but a number of variations were named in the AIS 1939 checklist at a time when Iris alata
was the accepted name.
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