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Iris setosa var. hondoensis

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Botanical Name: Iris setosa var. hondoensis (added by Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris setosa 'Kirigamine' (Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)



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General Description:

Triploid. Leaves larger and wider, flower stalks longer and tepals deeper purple than the type, standards spathulate. (Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)

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Native Range:

Japan (Kirigamine-highland). (Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)

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Commercial Availability:

Sold under the name 'Kirigamine' i the US. (Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)

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Additional Comments:

Possibly a hybrid between I. setosa and I. laevigata. (Ulf Eliasson, 03-FEB-06)

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