1. Family: Iridaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Iris Tourn. ex L.
      1. Iris unguicularis Poir.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Africa, E. Medit.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, East Aegean Is., Greece, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Italy, South Australia

    Iris unguicularis Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sieber [s.n.], Kriti K000464977 Unknown type material

    First published in Voy. Barbarie 2: 86 (1789)

    Accepted by

    • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
    • Colasante, M.A. (2014). Iridaceae presenti in Italia: 1-415. Sapienza, Università Editrice, Roma.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
    • Colasante, M.A. (2014). Iridaceae presenti in Italia: 1-415. Sapienza, Università Editrice, Roma.
    • Davis, A.P. & Jury, S.L. (1990). A taxonomic review of Iris L. series Unguiculares (Diels) Lawrence Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 281-300.
    • 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.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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