■ (SPEC) Iris tadshikorum Vved.
Iris tadshikorum Vved
. ( Aleksei Ivanovich Vvedensky
, 1935, near Darwaz, Pamir-Alai Mountains, Russian Central Asia); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno)
; height 2-4 pale violet flowers with white crest; Rootstock a well-developed bulb 1.5-2 cm in diameter, with papery outer coats and with much thickened , fusiform roots; Leaves completely hiding the stem, , subfalcate, gradually attenuate with margins that are scaberulous or smooth; The perianth tube is 3.5-4 cm long; the pale violet falls 4-4.5 cm long; the margins of the haft nearly parallel, not winged and gradually enlarging into the blade; The white crest running down the center is a dissected ridge; The standards hanging downward are only 1.5 cm long with 3 lobes at their ends; The style crests obliquely triangular, obtuse, crenate, 5 by 12 mm; stigmas obreniform. Distinguished from Iris rosenbachiana Regel., Iris nicolai Vved. And Iris baldschuanica B. Fedtsch. by the leaves united at their base into an amplexicaul sheath; Bull. Univ. As. Centr. 21, 152 (1935).
| Iris tadshikorum (Vved.) Vved. in V.L.Komarov (ed.), Fl. URSS 4: 563 (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.
* Juno tadshikorum Vved., Byull. Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ. 21: 152 (1935).
Distribution and Cultivation
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