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Taxon: Iris ensata Thunb.

Genus: Iris subgenus: Limniris section: Limniris
Family: Iridaceae subfamily: Iridoideae tribe: Irideae.
Nomen number: 20295
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2:328. 1794
Name verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • beaked iris   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • jade cicada-flower   (Source: Iris China ) – English
  • Japanese iris   (Source: Hortus 3 [as I. kaempferi]) – English
  • Japanese water iris   (Source: B. F. Mathew, p.c.) – English
  • sword-leaf iris   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • yu chan hua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • iris du Japon   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • japanische Sumpf-Schwertlilie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • hana-shōbu   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • japansk iris   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Aga Buryat, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tuva
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Heilongjiang [n.], Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu; Korea

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Iris ensata Thunb.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Iris ensata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?20295 (02 September 2014)

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