Section Regelia Lynch

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Section Regelia: (Robert Lynch, 1904); A section in the Subgenus Iris. Lynch defined Regelia in The Book of The Iris 1904, p116 as (Allied to Oncocyclus, but segments narrower pointed, and each usually with a linear beard.) and said he named it after Dr. Regel, formerly director of the St. Petersburg Botanic Garden. At the time he named 3 species with beards on the pointed standards and falls; Leichtlini; Korolkowi; and Suwarowi.

Today Section Regelia includes the following species; Iris afghanica, Iris darwasica, Iris heweri, Iris hoogiana,Iris korolkowii, Iris kuschkensis, Iris lineata, and Iris stolonifera


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