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Iris kemaonensis

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


Botanical Synonyms:

Iris duthieii, Iris kingiana, Iris tigrina (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Classification:

Pseudoregelia (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

N/A


General Description:

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


Distinguishing Features:

Distinguisted from I. hookeriana by thick, gnarled rhizome, short stem and long perianth tube. (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Preferred Habitat:

Alpine meadows, sun or part shade, good drainage. (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Himalayas. Kashmir east to Shichuan and Yunnan (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

BIS (Ken Walker, 07-MAY-06)


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


Joy Creek Nursery
www.joycreek.com



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