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■ (SPEC) Iris linifolia (Regel) O. Fedtschenko

1905, Botanical author Olga Fedtschenko

Iris linifolia (Regel) O. Fedtschenko (Olga Fedtschenko 1905), 2500 m. Tien Shan & Pamir-Alai Mountans.); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); Height 2-4" (5-10 cm); 1 to 2 small flowers, perianth tube 4 cm long, Standards 3 lobed, yellow, about 1 cm long; Falls darker yellow with white dissected or toothed crest; The haft of the falls 6 mm. wide unwinged and parallel margins. Leaves narrow (4-7 mm. wide). internodes visible. Bull. J. Bot. Pet. 5, 159. 1905.

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O.Fedtsch., Izv. Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 5: 159 (1905).
Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Khassanov, F.O. & Rakhimova, N. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the genus Iris L. (Iridaceae Juss.) for the flora of central Asia. Stapfia 97: 174-179.
Nikitina, E.V. & al (eds.) (1951). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR 3: 1-148. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.
A Guide to Species Irises, their Identification and Cultivation, The Species Group of The British Iris Society, 1997, Cambridge;


* Iris caucasica var. linifolia Regel, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 8: 678 (1884).

Juno linifolia (Regel) Vved., Byull. Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ. 21: 152 (1935).


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