(SPEC) Iris zagrica Mathew & Zarrei
2009, Botanical authors Brian Mathew
and Mehdi Zarrei
Iris zagrica Mathew & Zarrei
, 2009, Published in Curtis's Botanical Magazine
volume 26(3): pages 245-252. table 653. A member of the Reticulata group, Subgenus Hermodactyloides
, Similar to Iris reticulata
but with different coloring and distinguished by the seed capsule raising on a stalk above ground as opposed to the below ground position of reticulata
. The flowers are also self cleaning (dehiscent) from the beaked ovary. Originating from and named after the Zagros, a mountain range in western Iran
Iris zagrica B.Mathew & Zarrei, Bull. Brit. Iris Soc. Spec. Group 2008/9: 24 (2009).
Distribution and Cultivation
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