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Iris pamphylica

Botanical Name: Iris pamphylica (added by Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Botanical Synonyms:



Hermodactyloides (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

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General Description:

Larger member of the "Reticulata- Group" - standards blue, falls brown purple with tellow blotch - long quardrangular leaves after flowering (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Distinguishing Features:

Summer dormant (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Preferred Habitat:

Open, rocky, well draining locations (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)


8-10, requires dry summers (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Native Range:

Southern Turkey - restricted distribution (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Rare (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Sources Cited:

Brian Mathew - "The Iris" (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

Additional Comments:

Described 1961 from Material collected by Peter Davis and Oleg Polunin (Hans Achilles, 20-JAN-08)

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