(SPEC) Iris zagrica Mathew & Zarrei

2009, Botanical authors Brian Mathew and Mehdi Zarrei

Iris zagrica Mathew & Zarrei, 2009, Published in Curtis's Botanical Magazine volume 26(3): pages 245-252. table 653. A member of the Reticulata group, Subgenus Hermodactyloides, Similar to Iris reticulata but with different coloring and distinguished by the seed capsule raising on a stalk above ground as opposed to the below ground position of reticulata. The flowers are also self cleaning (dehiscent) from the beaked ovary. Originating from and named after the Zagros, a mountain range in western Iran

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Iris zagrica B.Mathew & Zarrei, Bull. Brit. Iris Soc. Spec. Group 2008/9: 24 (2009).
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Iris zagrica B.Mathew & Zarrei, Bull. Brit. Iris Soc. Spec. Group 2008/9: 24 (2009). ----

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