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Iris dolichosiphon subsp. dolichosiphon

Botanical Name: Iris dolichosiphon subsp. dolichosiphon (added by Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Botanical Synonyms:



Pseudoregelia (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Common Names:

2n = 22 (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Chromosome Count:


General Description:

Flowers very dark violet, slightly mottled, 38.5 cm, Perianth tube 414 cm (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Distinguishing Features:

Flowering April-May in Z8 (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Preferred Habitat:

Among shrubs, alpine meadows, open grassy hillsides, limestone cliffs; 27004300 m (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)


Z8, but quite tender (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Native Range:

Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, Myanmar] (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Several nurseries selling sometimes as Iris narcissiflora (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Sources Cited:

Flora of China 24: 297312. 2000 (Rafa Diez Dominguez, 21-APR-07)

Additional Comments:


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