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Iris tingitana

Botanical Name: Iris tingitana (added by Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris fontanesii (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)


Subgenus Xiphium (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

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Chromosome Count:

Tanger Iris (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

General Description:

Robust, 60-98cm high, 1-3 large, deep blue to pale blue, flowers each bracts. (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

Distinguishing Features:

Summer dormant, flowers February to May (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

Preferred Habitat:

Wet filds (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)


Z9 (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

Native Range:

Algeria, Morocco (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

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Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Brian Mathew (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 27-APR-07)

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