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Iris nezahatiae

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Botanical Name: Iris nezahatiae (added by Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Scorpiris (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Common Names:

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Chromosome Count:

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General Description:

Similar in form like Iris caucasica, but flower similar to Iris galatica (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)

Plant 10-15 cm; Flower 5.5 cm in diameter, reddish brown (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Distinguishing Features:

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Preferred Habitat:

Prefers dry, stony, steep scree slopes or sometimes alluvial slopes. (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)

Grow at 650-1360 m (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Turkey (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Status in the Wild:

Critically endangered (CR) (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

A. GÜNER, H. DUMAN (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)


Additional Comments:

The photograph shown in the Alpine Garden Society Bulletin (Joyce, 2000) under the name of Iris galatica should be re-identified as Iris nezahatiae. (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 29-AUG-07)

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