The genus Iris

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  • Irises (Plant)

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Statementby William Rickatson Dykes ; with forty-seven coloured drawings by F. H. Round, one coloured plate of seeds by R. M. Cardew, and thirty line drawings by C. W. Johnson.
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LC ClassificationsQK495.I75 D9 1974
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Pagination245 p., [24] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5068246M
ISBN 100486230376
LC Control Number74076307

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The term iris is both the name of the genus and a common name used for iris and iris-like plants. Iris Types. My segregation of iris into types is not based on scientific taxonomic characteristics. Instead it is based on cultural requirements and their popularity in the garden.

I will be discussing the following types. The iris flower is of special interest as an example of the relation between flowering plants and pollinating insects.

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These digitally enhanced iris illustrations are. Later, Iris kingiana was classified as a synonym of Iris kemaonensis. Then init was published in Curtis's Botanical Magazine Vol on tab, with a colour illustration. Then inin Dykes in his book, The Genus Iris, pageFamily: Iridaceae.

William Rickatson Dykes’ monograph, The Genus Iris, published in by Cambridge University Press, was adopted by the new society as its botanical authority, but the nomenclature of the horticultural varieties was understood to be in disarray.

Review of the hardback: ' a beautifully produced book which will no doubt be of interest of keen Iris growers everywhere a valuable publication for the identification of species in this wonderful genus'.

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Iris (anatomy), part of the eye Iris (color), an ambiguous color term, usually referring to shades ranging from blue-violet to violet Iris, a genus of praying mantis; Iris (mythology), a Greek goddess Iris, a genus of flowering plants. Iris lortetii (also known as Lortet's Iris or in Israel as the Samarian Iris) is a species in the genus has straight grey-green leaves, a 30–50 cm tall stem, and large showy flowers in late spring or mid-summer that come in shades of pink, from white, lilac, pale lavender and : Iridaceae.

Iris, genus of about species of plants in the family Iridaceae, including some of the world’s most popular and varied garden flowers, centred in the north temperate of its most handsome species, however, are native to the Mediterranean and central Asian areas.

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Flowers solitary or in inflorescences at the base covered involucral bracts, with more or less pronounced tube perianth and six-membered limb; lobes consist of a narrow claw, gradually or immediately rolling in a wide plate, 3.

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Published by The University Press, Cambridge, Folio, green morocco leather spine with gilt lettering, green cloth boards, forty-seven colored lithograph 17 x ". Iris mesopotamica ('Mesopotamian Iris') is a species in the genus Iris, it is also in the subgenus of is a rhizomatous perennial, from the middle East, within the countries of Turkey, Syria and has linear, grey-green or green broad leaves, tall stem with 2–3 branches, holding up to 9 scented flowers, in shades of violet, purple, lavender blue and light blue, with a yellow Family: Iridaceae.

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