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

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Italy, South Australia, Spain

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.
  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1502.01.2 epublication.
  • 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.
  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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