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■ (Spec) 'Foetidissima Citrina'

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1926, Syme

'Foetidissima Citrina' (Syme, John Thomas Irvine Boswell (né Syme) (afterwords Boswell-Syme)). Scarlet-Seeded; Color Class-YL (light yellow). Orpington 1926. Variety citrina Syme. A yellow flowered variety found in Britain (Dorset). a variety of Iris foetidissima L.

Note: Under today's rules for the Horticultural Code of Nomenclature using Latin names are banned for cultivars but this was in the 1939 checklist before those rules were in place, and prior names were grandfathered in place.

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r6 - 04 Aug 2016, BobPries
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