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■(LA) 'Alabamensis'

1931, Small

'Alabamensis'. (John Kunkel Small, R. 1932). Series Hexagonae; Stem rigid erect slightly zigzag. Standards violet-blue flushed and streaked reddish-violet, the wings of the claw pinkish lavender flushed violet, becoming green towards the base. Falls spreading or recurved 9 cm. long, the claw pale yellowish-green, veined olive-green the wings lined reddish-violet; the blade violet, a deeper zone around the crest, this being deep-yellow with violet-purple dots and streaks. Style branches dull reddish-violet. Collected Louisiana hybrid that was originally described as a species Iris alabamensis Small.


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Topic revision: r7 - 29 May 2016, Betsy881
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