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Iris wilsonii

Botanical Name: Iris wilsonii (added by Anonymous, 08-APR-04)

Botanical Synonyms:



Apogon (Anonymous, 08-APR-04)

Subseries Chrysographes (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Common Names:

Sino-Siberian (Anonymous, 08-APR-04)

Chromosome Count:

2n=40 (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

General Description:

Flower yellow with brown veining over darker yellow spot on falls. (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Distinguishing Features:

Similar to I. forrestii, but I. wilsonii holds its stands at a flat 45° angle (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Preferred Habitat:

Moist, resents too dry an Autumn (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)



Native Range:

West China: West-Hupeh, Shen-Si, SW Szechuan, to mid-Yunnan (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Seed often available; SIGNA, NARGS, SRGC (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Sources Cited:

Iris (F. Köhlein) (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

Additional Comments:

Crosses with other 40 chromosome species from same subseries (Jamie Vande, 09-MAR-10)

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