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Iris hookeriana

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Botanical Name: Iris hookeriana (added by Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris gilgitensis, Iris kumaonensis caulescens (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Pseudoregelia (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

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General Description:

Flowers blue-purple with darker blotches (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

Distinguishing Features:

Distinguished from I. kemaonensis by slender rhizomes, fairly long stem and short parianth tube. (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

Preferred Habitat:

Sunny subalpine meadows with good drainage. (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)



Native Range:

Western Himalayas; Kashmir into India, west to Chitral. (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

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Sources Cited:

BIS (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)

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