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(SPEC) Iris platyptera Mathew & Wendelbo

1975, botanical author Mathew & Wendelbo

_Iris platyptera_ Mathew & Wendelbo. (Brian Mathew and Per Wendelbo 1975, Eastern Afghanistan, in Kabul region, east to Kurram valley of Pakistan); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); height 3-6" (8-14 cm); 2-3 dirty purple or brownish violet flowers; Collected by P. & P. Furse. Mathew & Wendelbo in Flora Iran., 112: 66 (1975)

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Iris platyptera B.Mathew & Wendelbo, Fl. Iranica 112: 66 (1975).
Wendelbo, P. & Mathew, B (1975). Flora Iranica 112: 1-79. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
Ali, S.I. & Mathew, B. (2000). Flora of Pakistan 202: 1-35. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.


Juno platyptera (B.Mathew & Wendelbo) Soják, Cas. Nár. Mus., Odd. Prír. 148: 79 (1980).

Iris stocksii var. purpurea Baker ex Boiss., Fl. Orient. 5: 123 (1882).


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