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Iris wattii

Botanical Name: Iris wattii (added by D. Kramb, 08-NOV-03)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Evansia, Apogon, beardless iris (D. Kramb, 08-NOV-03)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=30 (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


General Description:

Vegetative stems 0.5 to 1 meter tall, with the leaves in a terminal fan at the top; flower stalks another 0.5 to 1 meter, heavily branched with many flowers. (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


Distinguishing Features:

Distinguished from Iris confusa by larger, violet flowers 7.5 to 8 cm in diameter; from other irises by tall vegetative stems. (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


Preferred Habitat:

Forest edges, riverbanks. (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

NE India, SW China, Burma. (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

Flora of China (Sean Zera, 08-DEC-13)


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


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