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Iris bismarckiana

Botanical Name: Iris bismarckiana (added by M. Sadder, 07-APR-04)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris nazarena (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)


Oncocyclus (M. Sadder, 07-APR-04)

Onco, Aril (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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Chromosome Count:

2n=20 (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

General Description:

20" tall with flowers with white standards, heavily dotted and veined blue purple; falls are cream or yellow ground, densely dotted and veined red brown to purple, large dark purple signal; dark purple beard. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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Native Range:

Middle East (M. Sadder, 07-APR-04)

Mount Hermon, Israel (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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Sources Cited:

Info entered on 14-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)

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