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(SPEC) 'Benacensis'

1887, Collecter Kerner

'Benacensis' (Collected by Anton Joseph Kerner in 1887 in southern Tyrol). DB; Color Class-R7D; form of Iris aphylla´╗┐, distinguished by the long, narrow spathes, heavily streaked with red purple. The falls are narrow, strap-shaped, of a rich red purple, with a dense beard of white hairs slightly tipped with blue in front and with yellow behind; a natural hybrid; as Iris benacensis Kerner ex. Stapf, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien 37, 649 (1887). Iris aphylla L..

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Iris benacensis A.Kern. ex Stapf, Verh. K. K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 649 (1887).
Colasante, M.A. (2014). Iridaceae presenti in Italia: 1-415. Sapienza, Università Editrice, Roma.



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