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(SPEC) Iris narcissiflora Diehls

Iris narcissiflora YYYY, Diehls

Iris narcissiflora Diels, (Ludwig Diels in Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 18 428 Tentatively placed in Section Pseudoregelia

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Iris narcissiflora Diels, Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 18: 428 (1924).
Yutang, Z., Noltie, H.J. & Mathew, B. (2000). Flora of China 24: 297-313. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Iris narcissiflora Diels, Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 18: 428. 1924.

水仙花鸢尾 shui xian hua yuan wei

Rhizomes very short, producing slender stolons. Leaves linear, 12--25 cm × 2--3 mm, midvein absent, apex obtuse or acute. Flowering stems simple, 20--30 cm, slender; spathes 2, purple, lanceolate, 2.5--3.3 × ca. 1.2 cm, rigid, 1-flowered. Flowers sessile, yellow, flat, 5--5.5 cm in diam. Perianth tube 3--4 mm; outer segments spreading horizontally, elliptic or obovate, ca. 3.5 × 2.5 cm, beard narrow, sparse; inner segments spreading horizontally, narrowly ovate, 2.8--3 × ca. 1.6 cm. Stamens ca. 1.3 cm. Ovary ca. 1.5 cm. Style branches spreading, ca. 1.5 cm × 8 mm; terminal lobes irregularly toothed. Fl. Apr--May, fr. Jun--Aug.

*Open places in forests, forest margins, hillside grasslands. Sichuan.
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Iris narcissiflora



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