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■ (SPEC) Iris zaprjagajevii (N.V.Abramov) T.Hall & Seisums

1971, Abramov

Iris zaprjagajevii (N.V.Abramov) T.Hall & Seisums, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167: 300 (2011). synonym; Juno zaprjagajevii N.V.Abramov, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 8: 115 (1971). Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); Exhibited at the 2014 Scottish Rock Garden show by Jim Almond with the note "A rare Juno Iris species closely allied to the 'I. rosenbachiana group' it is however much later flowering than the other members, quite diminutive and much more difficult to cultivate. It is also unusual and unique amongst the Junos in having grey 'bloom' on the foliage. The plant exhibited has been grown in a sand plunge with alpine house protection in a mix of JI no.2/perlite/grit below the bulb and neat grit above"

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Juno zaprjagajevii N.V.Abramov, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 8: 115 (1971).
T.Hall & Seisums, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167: 300 (2011).


Juno zaprjagajevii N.V.Abramov

sometimes misspelled Iris zapragajewii ----


No registered variations ----


No registered Hybrids ----

Distribution & Cultivation

Distribution: Region: Central Asia, Tadjikistan; near Nishup, Southwest Pamir mountains, Russia); Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); height 4-6" (10-15 cm); 1-3 Flowers, white with yellow crest.
Cultivation: General Juno cultivation



2n=26 Zakharyeva 1985.

Ikinci,N., Hall,T., Lledo,L., Clarkson,J.J., Tillie,N., Seisums,A., Saito,T., Harley,M. and Chase,M.W. Molecular phylogenetics of the juno irises, Iris subgenus Scorpiris (Iridaceae), based on six plastid markers, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167 (3), 281-300 (2011)

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