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(SPEC) Iris elephantina Small aka 'Elephantina'

1931, Small

'Elephantina' ( John Kunkel Small, 1931). Vinic; Color Class-S1L; Ivory white, yellow signal patch. May not represent a single clone. Small describes it as "Flower-stalk erect, rigid: sepals [falls] 9-10 cm. Long, recurved, within, the claw greenish, the blade longer than the claw, oval or nearly so, ochroleucous, especially near the center, white near the edges, the crest lemon, extending half way up the blade, accompanied by lateral veins of yellowish-green which radiate out into the blade; without, greenish near the base and ochroleucous beyond, the claw pale-green: petals spatulate, shorter than the sepals, the claw narrowly cuneate, yellowish-green, the margins and wings white; appendages rather sharply toothed, white: anther tips included." Jour. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 32: 384., 281. Dec. 1931; Schreiner 1932. [Iris giganticaerulea Small]

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