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■ (SPEC) Iris petrana Dinsm.

1936, Botanical author Dinsmore

Iris petrana Dinsmore. ( John Edward Dinsmore, R. 1936, Ziza, Katrani, Palestine); Section Oncocyclus; Early bloom. Height 8-10" (20-25 cm); Color Code R3L; "Flower 5-6 cm mostly dark brown, sometimes varying in color (dark purple, violet, rarely standards much lighter than falls) Falls recurved from middle, oblong ovate, generally uniform in color; signal nearly black; hairs of beard mostly yellow, dark-tipped on a cream ground; Standards obovate-unguiculate, erect-incurved, nearly uniform in color or with darker veins" as described by Feinbrun in Flora Palaestina. Originally described as Iris petrana Post in Flora Syria, Pales., Sinai, revis. Dinsmore 2: 600. Beirut 1933; Amer. Col. 1939.

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IMG 20230325 113019IMG 20230325 113632IMG 20230325 113938IMG 20230325 114354IMG 20230325 114550IMG 20230325 114638IMG 20230325 114748IMG 20230325 1148232IMG 20230325 1149082IMG 20230325 1149382Photo scanned from the Herbert Kerr slide collectionPhoto by FietzPhoto by Fragman-SapirPhoto by FietzPhoto by Fragman-Sapir
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References:

Iris petrana Post in Flora Syria, Pales., Sinai, revis. Dinsmore 2: 600. Beirut 1933; Amer. Col. 1939
 
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Synonyms

Considered by some as a synonym of Iris nigricans but returned to specific rank in Flora Palaestina Vol. 4 (1986). Registered in 1939 checklist as PETRANA a cutivar of nigricans.

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Chromosome counts

2n=20-Awishai & Zohary 1980.

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Variations

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Hybrids

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Distribution and Cultivation

Cultivation:


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