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(SPEC) Iris nicolai Vved.

1935, Botanical author VvedenskyNicolai

'Nicolai' (Aleksei Ivanovich Vvedensky, 1935, Kataghan province, Afghanistan & Pamir-Alai Mts., Russia). Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno); 5-6" (12-15 cm); 1-3 Flowers, whitish or pale violet ground color, F. deep violet, velvet-like apex and pair of nerves on either side of prominent rich orange crest.First described by Vvedensky in Bull Univ.. As. Centr. 21, 151 (1935) [Treated by Wendelbo and Mathew in Flora Iranica as (perhaps a variety of) synonymous with Iris rosenbachiana.

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Iris nicolai (Vved.) Vved. in V.L.Komarov (ed.), Fl. URSS 4: 561 (1935).
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.
A Guide to Species Irises, their Identification and Cultivation, The Species Group of The British Iris Society, 1997, Cambridge;


* Juno nicolai Vved., Byull. Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ. 21: 151 (1935).

Iris rosenbachiana var. coerulea Regel, Gartenflora 35: 411 (1886). ----

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Iris-nicolai-Hopfnar.jpgjpg Iris-nicolai-Hopfnar.jpg manage 90 K 17 Jan 2015 - 21:59 BobPries Lars Hopfnar photo
Iris-nicolai-M_Chernousov31.jpgjpg Iris-nicolai-M_Chernousov31.jpg manage 222 K 17 Jan 2015 - 22:01 BobPries Michael Chernousov photo
Iris-nicolai-Walker.jpgjpg Iris-nicolai-Walker.jpg manage 101 K 17 Jan 2015 - 22:03 BobPries Ken Walker photo
Iris-nicolai-walker2.jpgjpg Iris-nicolai-walker2.jpg manage 56 K 17 Jan 2015 - 22:04 BobPries Ken Walker photo
Iris_nicolai_KWW_1.jpgjpg Iris_nicolai_KWW_1.jpg manage 73 K 02 Mar 2015 - 03:54 Main.KWalker Photo by Ken Walker
IrisnicolaiDKrambSIGNA01.jpgjpg IrisnicolaiDKrambSIGNA01.jpg manage 56 K 11 Oct 2014 - 17:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Dennis Kramb-SIGNA
Nicolai-Raschun.jpgjpg Nicolai-Raschun.jpg manage 277 K 17 Jan 2015 - 21:59 BobPries Raschun photo
irisnicolai01.jpgjpg irisnicolai01.jpg manage 59 K 08 Oct 2014 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kirsten
Topic revision: r10 - 05 Dec 2016, BobPries
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