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■ (SPEC) Iris parvula Vved.

1935, Botanical author VvedenskyParvula

Iris parvula Vved. (Aleksei Ivanovich Vvedensky, 1935, Hissar and Zeravshan Mountains, Central Asia); Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno); height 4-6" (10-12 cm); 1-2 flowers, pale yellowish-green with dirty yellow spots and veins to the side of the dissected pale yellowish-green crest. Rootstock a well developed bulb 1 cm in diameter with papery outer coats and short, much thickened, fusiform roots; Stem 5-10 cm long, with subdistant leaves and more or less distinct internodes; Leaves nearly straight, very slightly recurved, about the same width throughout until quickly coming to a point at the apex; leaves with narrow scaberulous margins; lower leaves 5-15 mm broad; Perianth tube bluish green about 4 cm long; Falls

Vvedensky, in Kom., Fl. URSS 4, 563 (1935); Herb. Fl. As. Med. no. 663 1935; IK S. 9, 146 1931-35;

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Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
Iris parvula T.Hall & Seisums, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167: 300 (2011), nom. inval.
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.



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Topic revision: r8 - 13 Sep 2016, BobPries
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