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Iris sofarana subsp. kasruwana

Botanical Name: Iris sofarana subsp. kasruwana (added by Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

Botanical Synonyms:



Oncocyclus (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

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General Description:

30-40cm height, strong leaves. Flowers 10-13 in diameter, heavlily vained purple/brown and spotted in cream background (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

Distinguishing Features:

Signal patch is more narrower and is tear drop-shaped (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

Preferred Habitat:

Limestone rocks at about 1750m (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)


Needs greenhouse (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

Native Range:

Lebanon (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

Status in the Wild:

Endangered (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

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Sources Cited:

Brian Mathew (Rafael Diez Dominguez, 13-AUG-07)

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