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Iris speculatrix

Botanical Name: Iris speculatrix (added by D. Kramb, 14-FEB-04)

Botanical Synonyms:



Chinensis (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=44 (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

General Description:

Grows 8" to 10" tall with lavender flowers. Leaves are short and evergreen. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Distinguishing Features:


Preferred Habitat:



Marginally hardy in Zone 6. (D. Kramb, 16-SEP-05)

Native Range:

Hong Kong, Canton, Lantao Island, Fukien (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered on 02-OCT-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Additional Comments:

Info added on 16-SEP-05 comes from the Iris-Species mailing list on Yahoogroups. (D. Kramb, 16-SEP-05)

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