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Scientist: Lee Wayne Lenz (1915-2019)

Claremont, California, USA.

Also see hybridizer Lee Lenz.

For more on his career, see:
(2020) "Remembering Lee W. Lenz (1915–2019)," Aliso: A Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany:
Vol. 37: Iss. 1, Article 3.
Available at:

Iris publications:

Lenz, L. W., (1950), Studies in Iris embryo culture' in Aliso 3:173 California.

Lenz, L. W., (1951), Iris Munzii, The Iris Year Book 1951, p. 73-75.

Lenz, L. W., (1954), The endosperm as a barrier to intersectional hybridization in Iris, El Aliso, 3: 57-58.

Lenz, L. W., (195-), Two New and Unusual Iris Hybrids, Aliso 3:345-349.

Lenz, L. W., (1958), ‘A revision of the Pacific Coast Irises', in Aliso 4: 1. California.

Lenz, L. W., (1959), Hybridization and speciation in the Pacific Coast Irises' in Aliso 4: 237. California.

Lenz, L. W., (1959), Iris tenuis, A New Transfer to Subsection Evansia, in Aliso 4: 311 California.

Lenz, L. W., (1960), Report from Europe, Bulletin of the American Iris Society, No. 159, p.19-21. July 1960. Iris subbiflora.

Lenz, L. W., (1962), ‘A key character in Iris for separating the Sibericae and the Californicae' in Aliso 5:211 California.

Lenz, Lee Wayne (1963).The Chromosomes of the spuria irises and the evolution of the garden forms. Aliso, 5, 1963. pp. 257-72.

Lenz, L. W, (1972), An intergeneric hybrid between Belamcandra chinensis and Pardanthopsis dichotoma(= Iris dichotoma). Aliso, 794): 405-407.

Lenz, L. W, (1972), ‘The status of Pardanthopsis' in Aliso 7:401-403. California.

Lenz, L. W, (1972), XPardancandra norrissii, An Intergeneric Hybrid Between Belamcanda chinensis and Pardanthopsis dichotoma (Iris dichotoma), American Horticulturist, vol.51, #4.

Lenz, L. W, (1976), A reclassification of the Siberian irises. Aliso, 8(4): 379-381.

Lenz, L.W., and Day, A., (1963), ‘The chromosomes of the Spuria irises and evolution of the garden forms' in Aliso 5:257 (1963), California.
Topic revision: r3 - 27 Nov 2021, WayneMesser
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