■ (SPEC) Iris schachtii Markgraf
1957, Botanical author Markgraf
Iris schachtii Markgraf
( Friedrich Markgraf
. 1957, Ankara); Section Iris
. Height 4-12" (10-30 cm); the two or more flowers may be a dull purple, to violet with bluish white to yellow-tipped beards, or bicolor yellow, or yellow flowered with markings of cream, green on brown towards the base of the segments, or white flowered. The simple or one-branched stem is sheathed in the green, sometimes stained purple, semi-inflated, navicular bract and bracteole. In The Flora of Turkey
Mathew suggests it is "related to I. taochia
but generally smaller, with more markedly falcate leaves tapering more abruptly at the apex and with a narrower lamina to the falls." Markgraf, Gartenbauwiss, 22: 550-551. 1957. Iris schmidtii
Hort ex Baker.
| Iris schachtii Markgr., Gartenbauwissenschaft 22: 550 (1957).
| 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.
2n=48, Koca, 1989.
Distribution and Cultivation
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