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■ (SPEC) Iris grossheimii Woron.

1928, Botanical author Woronoff

Iris grossheimii Woron. (G. Woronoff, 1928, Nakhichevan region, Mount Sojnch, Southern Transcaucasia); Section Oncocyclus; Color Class-S9D; Height 5" (13 cm); Standards larger than falls. Wine red to dark brown flowers with cinnamon-purple veins; Large blackish brown signal; Fl. Cauc. 1: 255. 1928; (flower nearly as tall as leaves); Tentatively placed in the Acutiloba Aggregate.

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Woronow ex Grossh., Fl. Kavkaza 1: 255 (1928).
Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.




Chromosome counts

2n=20-Awishai & Zohary 1980.






Distribution and Cultivation

Distribution: Region:


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I_GROSSHEIMII_EI.jpgjpg I_GROSSHEIMII_EI.jpg manage 91 K 08 Jul 2016 - 12:16 Main.ruiris from the book 'The Iris' (G. Rodionenko et al., 1981)
JI.grossheimiJB19.jpgjpg JI.grossheimiJB19.jpg manage 48 K 11 May 2019 - 14:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
grossheimii.jpgjpg grossheimii.jpg manage 19 K 26 Feb 2010 - 16:47 Main.Betsy881 ASI Archives photo
grossheimiiJB15.JPGJPG grossheimiiJB15.JPG manage 134 K 04 May 2015 - 20:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
grossheimiiLBJB.jpgjpg grossheimiiLBJB.jpg manage 59 K 19 Jun 2011 - 18:43 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Leonid Bondarenko via John Baumfalk
Topic revision: r10 - 11 May 2019, Betsy881
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