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Iris kemaonensis #3 of 3

Credits: Iris kemaonensis, Amit, April 2007, Khumbu region - Imja Khola Valley- Nepal (Anonymous, 09-OCT-07)

Comments: Is it realy Iris Kemaonesis? (Anonymous, 09-OCT-07)

Only two Pseudoregelia iris are listed in the Nepal Checklist (http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=110&taxon_id=116503). The other, Iris goniocarpa, has standards that are smaller, have a different shape, and are deflexed. If this photo was taken in Nepal, it seems safe to identify the plant as Iris kemaonensis. (Ken Walker, 08-MAR-13)

Iris kemaonensis

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