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(LA) 'Purpurissata'

1931, Small

'Purpurissata' (John Kunkel Small, R. 1931). Vinic; Color Class-B7M; "Flower-stalk erect, rigid: sepals [falls] recurved-spreading, within, the claw greenish-white, veined magenta, especially on the wings, the blade ecclesiastic purple or brilliant magenta-purple, the crest lemon, beyond the yellow green in claw, solitary, but surrounded by a zone of purple veins; without, dull-plum, overlain light, silvery-green on crest and claw, the claw also speckled purple; petals [standards] somewhat paler than the sepals, the claw-wings cream near base; style branches and appendages about the same magenta as the petals, the wings [style crests] paling to the margin, the body white at the base on both sides; anther-tips exserted." As described in Iridaceous Plants; [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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