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(SPEC) Iris oxypetala Bunge

1834, Bunge

Iris oxypetala (Alexander von Bunge , 1834) Not to be confused with Iris oxypetala C. A. Meyer

See below:
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Iris ensata var. chinensis (Fisch.) Maxim., Gartenflora 29: 161 (1880).
Iris lactea var. chinensis (Fisch.) Koidz., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 39: 300 (1925).
Kew World Checklist accepts Iris oxypetala Bunge, Enum. Pl. China Bor.: 63 (1832). as correct name. Reason for separation from Iris lactea still being determined.
Wendelbo, P. & Mathew, B (1975). Flora Iranica 112: 1-79. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
Alexeyeva, N. (2008). Genus Iris L. (Iridaceae) in the Russia. Turczaninowia 11(2): 5-68.
Khassanov, F.O. & Rakhimova, N. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the genus Iris L. (Iridaceae Juss.) for the flora of central Asia. Stapfia 97: 174-179.



Iris ensata Chinensis, Fisch. (1939 checklist) now Iris lactea); synonym Iris pallassi variety chinensis Fischer. The 1939 AIS checklist gave this the cultivar name 'Ensata Chinensis' but since this Iris lactea no longer goes under the name of Iris ensata it would be less confusing to use its botanical varietal name than its cultivar name. Modern cultivated code no longer allows a species epithet to be included in a cultivar name but this name was created before that code rule.

Iris pallasii var. chinensis Fisch., Bot. Mag. 49: t. 2331 (1822).

Iris ensata var. chinensis (Fisch.) Maxim., Gartenflora 29: 161 (1880).

Iris lactea var. chinensis (Fisch.) Koidz., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 39: 300 (1925).

Iris lactea subsp. chinensis (Fisch.) Kitag., Neo-Lineam. Fl. Manshur.: 188 (1979).

Eremiris lactea var. chinensis (Fisch.) M.B.Crespo, Mart.-Azorín & Mavrodiev, Phytotaxa 232: 58 (2015).

Eremiris oxypetala (Bunge) Rodion., Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 91: 1708 (2006).


Chromosome counts

2n=44, Mao & Xue, 1986; 2n=40, Zhang, Y.-x., 1994; 2n=40, Yan et al., 1995; 2n=c.42, Huang, R.-f. et al., 1996. ----





Distribution & Cultivation

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