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species ID needed
« on: March 12, 2016, 06:09:21 PM »
For the Iris experts on here. Peter Taggert  et al.

Can you ID this Iris. Received from Harvey Wrightman in 2012 as a seedling grown from
possibly a Jurasik collection in the Pamir mountains. I think a psammiris, maybe potaniniii.

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Re: species ID needed
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2016, 11:11:49 PM »
How lovely, John  - a sort of "ghostly" flower.    Iris potaninii is the most likely, isn't it?

 From earlier in the forum :

http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=7074.msg205083#msg205083  - one from Luc G.  that  was thought to be I. potaninii by Peter Taggart 2011

http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=11642.msg301170#msg301170   similar query  to yours, 2014

and the next two  have good photos  of Iris potaninii .... as it was decided to be!
http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=12978.msg329920#msg329920     2015

http://www.srgc.net/forum/index.php?topic=13015.msg329974#msg329974   2015
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Re: species ID needed
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2016, 09:07:22 PM »
A friend gave me last year a wrong labelled pot and to my
surprise a 10 cm high Iris started to flower.
I think, that it is Iris flavescens or another Psammiris, the
seed was collected in Mongolia.
Maybe one of the experts can help me with the true name.
Rudi Weiss,Waiblingen,southern Germany,
climate zone 8a,elevation 250 m


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