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(LA) 'Iocyanea'

1931, Small

'Iocyanea' (John Kunkel Small, R. 1931). Vinic; B7D; Described by Small as "Flower-stalk erect, strict, rigid: sepals [falls] spreading, about 9 cm. long, the claw yellow, veined greenish, the blade blue-violet, the more prominent veins brown, the crest dark-lemon, with one or two paler laterals, the median and laterals outlined by a black-violet zone, which eventually becomes a median band: petals [standards] blue-violet, with darker median, the claw portion yellow, veined red-purple in channel and flush-veined red-purple on wings: style-branches violet, their wing margins greenish; appendages violet, finely and deeply lacerate-toothed: anther tips included."; as Iris iocyanea Small in Bot. Int. Irid. Pl, Gulf States 344 N.Y. 1931. [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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