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Iris daliensis

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Botanical Name: Iris daliensis (added by D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

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Nepalensis (D. Kramb, 17-SEP-04)

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General Description:

A species related to I. collettii but plants are larger, leaves 50-80cm long, 1-1.8cm wide, flowers milky white, crests yellow. Similar also to I. decora, but differs by the shorter scapes, only 8-10cm long. (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

Grows 3-4" tall with milky white flowers bearing a yellow crest. (D. Kramb, 17-SEP-04)

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Native Range:

Yunnan, China (D. Kramb, 17-SEP-04)

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Sources Cited:

Info entered on 05-SEP-04 comes from the fall 1998 SIGNA bulletin #61, page 3169. (D. Kramb, 06-SEP-04)

Info entered on 17-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 17-SEP-04)

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