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Iris susiana

Botanical Name: Iris susiana (added by Anonymous, 16-JUL-04)


Botanical Synonyms:

Iris chalcedonica (Anonymous, 12-OCT-04)


Classification:

Oncocyclus, Aril iris (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=20 (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


General Description:

Grows 12" to 15" tall. Flowers are grayish ground, heavily veined and spotted darker, with a black signal. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Distinguishing Features:

N/A


Preferred Habitat:

N/A


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

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


Status in the Wild:

Believed extinct (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Commercial Availability:

Probably extinct (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Very rare, one source in Holland has been found. There are two irisarians with it in USA now. (John Baumfalk, 17-SEP-17)


Sources Cited:

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


Additional Comments:

Has a long history of cultivation in Turkey. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

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