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Iris adriatica

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Botanical Name: Iris adriatica (added by Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Botanical Synonyms:



Eupogon (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n = 16 (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

General Description:

Dwarf stem, yellow or violet flowers. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Distinguishing Features:

Leaves usually straight. Fruit 2-3 cm, elliptical-trigonous. Seeds are smaller and darker than in other species of the complex. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Preferred Habitat:

Mediterranean or Submediterranean meadows. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)


Z8. Dry Summers. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Native Range:

Dalmatia, Croatia. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Status in the Wild:

Decreasing populations. (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/PHY_42_2_0305-0313.pdf (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

Additional Comments:

Similar to Iris pseudopumila, Iris pumila, Iris attica. Said to be difficult in cultivation (?). (Gianluca Corazza, 01-MAY-13)

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