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(SPEC) 'Schizolopha'

1931, Alexander

'Schizolopha' (Edward Johnston Alexander, R. 1931). Vinicolores Section; Color Code-S4;

Alexander describes it as "Flower-stalk erect, stout, strict and rigid: sepals (falls) spreading or recurved-spreading, within, the claw creamy-yellow, veined olive-yellow above, olive-green below, the blade ground-color varying from light-violet to light purplish-rose, but a great radial blotch of creamy yellow extends up from the claw and streaks in flecks, blotches, and streaks out nearly to the blade margins, nearly obscuring the ground color, and veined and spotted brown-violet, the crest yellow, split to the base of the blade by a black-violet or brown-red band, which forks just beyond the crest zone into two parts, both of which continue separately to the margin; without, all yellow, except the blade margin; petals marked like sepals: style-branches smoky-colored, faintly flushed with purplish or pinkish, the wings pale greenish-yellow; appendages light-violet or light old-rose, lacerate-toothed: anther tips included"; [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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Topic revision: r3 - 22 Feb 2016, Harloiris
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