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(SPEC) 'Rosiflora'

1931, Small

'Rosiflora' ( John Kunkel Small, R. 1931). Vinicolores Section; R; "Flower-stalk strict, rigid: flowers slightly fragrant: sepals [falls] 7-8 cm. Long spreading, the claw suffused with cream-color or pale yellow-green and brownish-veined, the blade obovate to suborbicular, much longer than the claw, often nearly twice as long, old-rose-lilac and deeper-veined, the crest pale-yellow, apically cleft and replaced by a brown-orange band: petals [standards] spatulate, much shorter than the sepals, the claw suffused with pale yellow especially near the base, and brownish veined, the blade usually paler than the sepal-blade: style-branches lilac-rose, the appendages [stylecrests] the same color, lacerate-toothed: anther-tips included." As described by Small under the name Iris rosiflora. Schreiner 1932. [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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