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Taxon: Iris versicolor L.

Genus: Iris subgenus: Limniris section: Limniris
Family: Iridaceae subfamily: Iridoideae tribe: Irideae.
Nomen number: 20440
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:39. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 24-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  • Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist. 2000. Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vol.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Mathew, B. 1981. The Iris. 104.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block. 2000. The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Sell, P. & G. Murrell. 1996–. Flora of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Waddick, J. W. & Zhao Yu-tang. 1992. Iris of China.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for Iris versicolor L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Iris versicolor 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:

  • Seed: 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.

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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?20440 (20 December 2014)

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