Iris macrosiphon (USA)

Iris macrosiphon Torr., Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 144 1857. (syn: Iris amabilis Eastw.; Iris californica Leichtlin; Iris macrosiphon var. elata Eastw.; Limniris macrosiphon (Torr.) Rodion.); . California as per POWO; . Iris macrosiphon from UCBG California-GS09102021-4: 3 images. Iris macrosiphon Torr. Common name: Bowtube Iris endemic to California with narrow leaves and flowers in various colours of cream to gold-yellow or lavender […]

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Iris douglasiana (USA)

Iris douglasiana Herb., Bot. Beechey Voy. 9: 395 1840. (syn: Iris beecheyana Herb.; Iris douglasiana f. alpha (Dykes) R.C.Foster; Iris douglasiana var. alpha Dykes; Iris douglasiana var. altissima Purdy ex Jeps.; Iris douglasiana var. beecheyana (Herb.) Baker; Iris douglasiana var. bracteata Herb.; Iris douglasiana var. major Torr.; Iris douglasiana var. mendocinensis Eastw.; Iris douglasiana var. nuda Herb.; Iris douglasiana var. oregonensis R.C.Foster; Iris watsoniana Purdy; Limniris douglasiana (Herb.) Rodion.); . Oregon to California as per POWO; . Iris douglasiana white form from UCBG California-GS08102021-5: Iris douglasiana […]

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Iris x hollandica

Iris x hollandica  H.R.Wehrh.; . Great Britain; West Himalaya as per CoL; . Iris x hollandica White Excelsior : 3 posts by 1 author. 3 images- 2 to 4 mb each. Location: Gyanerswor, Kathmandu, Nepal Date: 08 April 2020 Elevation: 1300 m. Habit: Cultivated References: https://www.gardentags.com/plant-encyclopedia/iris-x-hollandica-white-excelsior/8555 https://www.shootgardening.co.uk/plant/iris-white-excelsior . Iris hollandica from California-GS09102021-3: 3 high res. images. Iris hollandica, […]

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Iris ensata

Iris ensata Thunb., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2: 328 1794. (syn: Iris doniana Spach; Iris ensata f. alba Y.N.Lee, no type indicated; Iris ensata var. hortensis (Maxim.) Makino & Nemoto; Iris ensata var. pabularia (Naudin ex Ermens) Wittm.; Iris ensata var. spontanea (Makino) Nakai ex Makino & Nemoto; Iris graminea Thunb., nom. illeg. (ambiguous synonym); […]

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Iris foetidissima (UK)

Iris foetidissima L., Sp. Pl. 39 1753. (syn: Chamaeiris foetida Medik.; Iris foetida (Medik.) J.P.Bergeret [Illegitimate]; Iris foetida Thunb.; Iris foetidissima var. livida Maire; Iris foetidissima var. lutescens Maire; Spathula foetidissima (L.) Fourr.; Xiphion foetidissimum (L.) Parl.; Xyridion foetidissimum (L.) Klatt); Azores, W. Europe to W. & C. Medit. as per WCSP; Iris foetidissima (Stinking […]

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Iris spuria (Cultivated- USA) ?

Iris spuria L., Sp. Pl. 39 1753. (Syn: Chamaeiris reichenbachiana (Klatt) M.B.Crespo; Chamaeiris spuria (L.) Medik.; Chamaeiris spuria var. danica (Dykes) M.B.Crespo; Iris cardiopetala Borbás; Iris gueldenstadtiana subsp. subbarbata (Joó) Nyman; Iris reichenbachiana Klatt; Iris sordida Retz.; Iris spathacea J.St.-Hil. ex Roem. & Schult. [Illegitimate]; Iris spathulata Lam. [Illegitimate]; Iris spuria var. danica Dykes ….; Iris […]

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Iris decora

Iris decora Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 77 1830. (Syn: Evansia nepalensis Klatt; Iris nepalensis D.Don [Illegitimate]; Iris nepalensis var. khasiana Baker; Iris sulcata Wall. [Invalid]; Iris yunnanensis H.Lév.; Junopsis decora (Wall.) Wern.Schulze; Neubeckia decora (Wall.) Klatt; Neubeckia sulcata Klatt);   Plants densely tufted, with small growing point. Roots swollen, fusiform, tuberous. Leaves linear, 10-35 […]

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Iris tectorum (Cultivated)

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); , China as per WCSP; . More Garden Plants from Dalhousie al200711a: Another Plant.. a favourite among the […]

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Iris species/ hybrids

    Iris sp. for ID from Paddar valley J&K 280112 SRANA 03: Request for Identification Kindly identify the plant. Date: 14th June 2011. Location: Paddar valley district Kishtwar J&K. Altitude: 3000 meters asl. Plant height: 15-20 cms Plant habit/habitat: Wild herb Should be Iris hookeriana Thanks a lot Sir I had matched it with […]

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Iris japonica (Cultivated)

Iris japonica Thunb., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2: 327 1794. (Syn: Evansia chinensis (Curtis) Salisb.; Evansia fimbriata (Vent.) Decne.; Evansia japonica (Thunb.) Klatt; Iris chinensis Curtis; Iris fimbriata Vent.; Iris japonica f. pallescens P.L.Chiu & Y.T.Zhao; Iris squalens Thunb. [Illegitimate]; Moraea fimbriata (Vent.) Loisel.; Xiphion fimbriatum (Vent.) Alef.);   fringed iris, butterfly flower; Myanmar to […]

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Iris variegata (Cultivated)

Iris variegata L., Sp. Pl. 38 1753. (Syn: Iris benacensis A.Kern. ex Stapf; Iris flavescens Delile; Iris lepida Heuff.; Iris leucographa A.Kern.; Iris limbata Besser ex Steud.; Iris mangaliae Prodán; Iris reginae Horvat & M.D.Horvat; Iris rudskyi Horvat & M.D.Horvat; Iris × squalens subsp. lepida (Heuff.) Nyman; Iris variegata var. foienii Prodán & Buia; Iris […]

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Iris crocea

Iris crocea Jacquem. ex R.C.Foster, Contr. Gray Herb. 114: 41 1936. (Syn: Iris aurea Lindl. [Illegitimate]; Iris spuria subsp. aurea Dykes);  W. Himalaya as per WCSP;     Iris crocea Jacq. ex R.C. Foster from Kashmir:  Iris crocea Jacq. ex R.C. Foster in Contrib. Gray Herb. 114: 41. 1936 Syn: Iris aurea Lindl. (non Link.); […]

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Iris lactea

Iris lactea Pall., Reise Russ. Reich. 3: 713 1776. (Syn: Eremiris lactea (Pall.) Rodion.; Iris fragrans Lindl. [Illegitimate]; Iris haematophylla Fisch. ex Link; Iris lactea var. lactea ; Iris longispatha Fisch. ex Sims; Iris moorcroftiana Wall. ex D.Don; Iris oxypetala C.A.Mey. [Illegitimate]; Iris sibirica var. haematophylla (Fisch. ex Link) Turcz.; Iris sibirica subsp. triflora (Balb.) […]

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Iris spuria (Cultivated)

Iris spuria L., Sp. Pl. 39 1753. (syn: Chamaeiris spuria (L.) Medik.; Limniris spuria (L.) Fuss; Xiphion spurium (L.) Alef.; Xyridion spurium (L.) Fourr.;                                    Iris cardiopetala Borbás; Iris gueldenstadtiana subsp. subbarbata (Joó) Nyman; Iris reichenbachiana Klatt; Iris sordida Retz.; Iris spathacea J.St.-Hil. ex Roem. & Schult. [Illegitimate]; Iris spathulata Lam. [Illegitimate]; Iris spuria var. reichenbachiana […]

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Iris pseudacorus (Introduced)

Iris pseudacorus L., Sp. Pl. 38 1753. (Syn: Acorus adulterinus Garsault [Invalid]; Iris acoriformis Boreau; Iris acoroides Spach; Iris bastardii Boreau; Iris curtopetala F.Delaroche; Iris curtopetala F. Delaroche ex Redoute; Iris flava Tornab.; Iris lutea Lam.; Iris pallidior Hill; Iris paludosa Pers.; Iris palustris Gaterau [Illegitimate]; Iris palustris Moench [Illegitimate]; Iris pseudacorus var. acoriformis (Boreau) […]

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Iris milesii

Iris milesii Baker ex Foster, Gard. Chron. n.s., 20: 231 1883.;   Common name: Red Flower Iris      In May ’07 on Sar Pass Trek in Himachal. Iris milesii – indiantreepix | Google Groups   ID of flower – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2) Both of these are […]

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Iris kemaonensis

Iris kemaonensis Wall. ex D.Don, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 1: 372 1839. (Syn: Iris duthiei Foster; Iris kamaonensis Wall. [Invalid]; Iris kingiana Foster; Iris tigrina Jacquem. ex Baker); . Kumaon Iris, Kombirei (Manipuri); . Himalaya to SC. China as per WCSP; . As per efi thread: The two species are very distinct at least in two major features: 1. I. hookeriana: aerial stems distinct longer than 10 cm; perianth tube less […]

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Iris kashmiriana

Iris kashmiriana Baker, Gard. Chron. 1877(2): 744 1877. (Syn: Iris bartonii Foster); . W. Himalaya as per WCSP; . Common name: Kashmir Iris • Kashmiri: Mazamond . Iris kashmiriana from Kashmir: 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3). Iris kashmiriana from Kashmir, similar to I. germanica but differing in green (not scarious in upper half) […]

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Iris hookeriana

Iris hookeriana Foster, Gard. Chron. 1887(1): 611 1887. (Syn: Iris gilgitensis Baker ex Hook.f.; Iris kemaonensis var. caulescens Baker); . Afghanistan to W. Himalaya as per WCSP; . I. kemoanensis having perianth tube 5-7 cm long, and I. hookeriana less than 2.5 cm, in former the perianth tube almost twice as long as spathe and […]

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Iris × germanica (Cultivated)

Iris × germanica L., Sp. Pl. 38 1753. (Syn: Iris × alba Savi ……..; Iris × germanica var. alba Dykes ………..; Iris × humei G.Don ….); . bearded iris, German iris, common flag, • Manipuri: কোম্বীৰৈ Kombirei;  . Brown Iris (12/08/10 NSJ) – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1) Brown Iris for ID. Photographed in a garden […]

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