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■ (Spec) Iris calcarea Dinsm. or 'Calcarea'

1976, Dinsmore

'Calcarea' (John E. Dinsmore ex Chaudhary, 1976, Northern Syria). 12-32" (30-80 cm); Flowers 15 cm. long and 8 cm. diameter, Standards light blue ground veined purple and dotted deep blue- purple; falls dotted and veined dark purplish-red on a pale green ground with a velvety maroon signal patch. beard sparse maroon hairs. Now Iris kirkwoodii subspecies calcarea

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Dinsmore ex Chaudhary. S. A. Chaudhary, G. Kirkwood & C. Weymouth in Botaniska Notiser, 128(4): 388 (1975 publ. 1976).


Iris calcarea Dinsm.; Iris sofarana Foster variety calcarea Mout. [Now Iris kirkwoodii Chaudhary variety calcarea].

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Distribution and Cultivation

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Iris-kirkwoodiae-spp_-calcareaDominguez1.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiae-spp_-calcareaDominguez1.jpg manage 171 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:31 BobPries Rafael Diez Dominguez photo
Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles1.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles1.jpg manage 76 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:21 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles2.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles2.jpg manage 159 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:21 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles3.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles3.jpg manage 143 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:22 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles4.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaAchilles4.jpg manage 109 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:23 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaDominguez2.jpgjpg Iris-kirkwoodiaecalcareaDominguez2.jpg manage 216 K 05 Aug 2016 - 12:30 BobPries Rafael Diez Dominguez photo
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