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Calydorea alba

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Botanical Name: Calydorea alba (added by D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

Botanical Synonyms:



Irid, Iridaceae, Tigridieae (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

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General Description:

Resembles Calydorea azurea, but can be easily distinguished by the smaller white (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

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Preferred Habitat:

Wet grasslands (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)



Native Range:

Uruguay, and probably southern Brazil (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

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Sources Cited:

Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 40 (3-4): 311 - 312. 2005 (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

Additional Comments:

This information was provided to me via private correspondence with G. Roitman. (D. Kramb, 18-MAR-06)

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