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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit.
Iris palaestina

Native to:

Lebanon-Syria, Palestine

Iris palaestina (Baker) Barbey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Israel 37742.000
Birkinshaw, D. [25], Lebanon K000283318
Gaillandet, O. [s.n.], Syria K000499013 Unknown type material
Hayne, W.A. [s.n.], Syria K000499017 Unknown type material
Lowne, B.T. [308], Syria K000499014 Unknown type material
Polunin, O. [5223], Lebanon K000283319
Blanche, I. [42], Syria K000499015 Unknown type material
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], Syria K000499018
Osbourne [169], Syria K000499016 Unknown type material

First published in C.Barbey-Boissier & W.Barbey, Herbor. Levant: 159 (1882)

Accepted by

  • Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina Area: 404-410. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Feinbrun-Dothan, N. (1986). Flora Palaestina 4: 112-137. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Post, G.E. (1933). Fl. Syria, Palestine & Sinai 2: 583-604. American Press, Beirut.

Not accepted by

  • Boltenkov, E. & Govaerts, R. (2017). Typification of names and nomenclatural notes on juno irises (Iridaceae) from Western Asia, Western Europe, and North Africa Phytotaxa 303: 125-140. [Cited as Iris planifolia subsp. palaestina.]

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