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■ (SPEC) Iris pseudocaucasica Grossheim

1916, Botanical author Grossheim

Iris pseudocaucasica Grossheim (Alexander Grossheim, 1916, northern Iran, northeast Iraq, southeast Turkey and south Transcaucasia); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); B1; height 2-8" (6-20 cm); 1-4 flowers translucent yellowish green or icy blue, with yellow crests. Monit. Jard. 251. 1928: Bot. Tiflis 40-51: 11. 1916; Fl. Cauc. 1. 2n=20, Hall, 2000.

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Grossh., Vestn. Tiflissk. Bot. Sada 12: 11 (1916).
Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
Wendelbo, P. & Mathew, B (1975). Flora Iranica 112: 1-79. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 381-450. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.





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Distribution and Cultivation

Distribution: Region:
Cultivation: seems to be the same as most bearded irises with perhaps a special emphasis on good drainage


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Topic revision: r6 - 23 Aug 2016, BobPries
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