1. Family: Iridaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Iris Tourn. ex L.
      1. Iris spuria L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Central & Central Europe to Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Austria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, North Caucasus, Sweden, Transcaucasus, Turkey

    Introduced into:

    California, Great Britain, West Himalaya

    Iris spuria L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Kotschy [616], Iran K000464962 Unknown type material
    Kotschy [616], Iran K000464963 Unknown type material
    Steven [s.n.], Caucasus K000464966 Unknown type material
    Clarke, C.B. [28516], India K000802304
    Clarke, C.B. [28516], India K000802305
    s.coll. [s.n.], Caucasus K000464964 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [s.n.], Caucasus K000464965 Unknown type material

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 39 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
    • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 381-450. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
    • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Akhter, C. & al. (2013). A taxonomic appraisal of genus Iris L. (Iridaceae) in Kashmir himalaya, India Iranian Journal of Botany 19: 119-126.
    • Ali, S.I. & Mathew, B. (2000). Flora of Pakistan 202: 1-35. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Wendelbo, P. & Mathew, B (1975). Flora Iranica 112: 1-79. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0