Iris tectorum Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 15: 380 1871. (Syn: Evansia tectorum (Maxim.) Klatt; Iris chinensis Bunge [Illegitimate]; Iris rosthornii Diels; Iris tectorum f. alba (Dykes) Makino; Iris tectorum var. alba Dykes; Iris tomiolopha Hance);

as per WCSP;

More Garden Plants from Dalhousie al200711a: Another Plant.. a favourite among the villagers…

Location Dalhousie
Altitude 2100 mts

Habit Herb
Habitat Garden

Looks like Iris germanica

It is Iris Tectorum not Iris Germanica. A species from China, Burma, Korea

I think yes I. tectorum. I earlier missed the white irregularly toothed crest. We also found it in our recent trip to Almora-Nainital.

Plants For id/validation-03: Iris for id from HPU, Shimla: Attachments (3).  4 posts by 2 authors.

Please help in fixing the id of this Iris species shot from campus of Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.. I do not have more pics..

Can this be Iris tectorum ?

I think yes. Earlier uploaded by … efi thread

We also photographed by Choubatia Gardens during Almora-Naintal trip

MS/2019/1/7- Id of the flower. : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2)

Please ID the plant. Photographs sent by one of my friends on different days. Supposed to be of the same plant as stated by the sender. I really donot know whether the photograph showing vegetative potion is of the same species.

Looking very close to Iris tectorum Maxim. 

Plant in vegetative stage is different. Plant with a flower appears to be Iris tectorum. More details are are required as suggested by …



Iris for validation :: Shimla, Dec 2018 :: ARK2019-09 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)
These irises were planted as ornamentals around our hotel near Shimla in Dec 2018.
Many of them had dried, only some 4-5 flowers remained. Looking at the efi pics, they seem to be Iris tectorum. Requested to please validate.

To me also appears close to images at
Iris tectorum AT/May 2019/05 : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 Mb.
Roof Iris
May 2019

Nice to see good pictures, … i have seen it in France, not in Japan.
found a link. not exactly where i saw it but idea is the same. i wonder if the practice in Japan survived


Iris germanica: 1 high res. image.
Habit: Herb

It resembles with Iris tectorum

I agree with you as per images at Iris tectorum



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