Iris Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 38 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Philippines.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Cook Is., Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Leeward Is., New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Puerto Rico, Réunion, South Australia, Tasmania, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Victoria, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Alexeyeva, N. (2008). Genus Iris L. (Iridaceae) in the Russia. Turczaninowia 11(2): 5-68.
  • Cooke, D.A. (1986). Flora of Australia 46: i-xii, 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Yutang, Z., Noltie, H.J. & Mathew, B. (2000). Flora of China 24: 297-313. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2020 Furse, P. [7686B] Afghanistan K001328467 Holotype Yes
Oct 7, 2018 Foster, M. [s.n.] Turkey K000499061 Type Yes
Dec 14, 2015 Vvedensky, A. [5449] Uzbekistan K000939560 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1980 s.coll. [s.n.] K001045487 No
Jan 1, 1973 Griffith [416] Afghanistan K002984208 Yes
Grey-Wilson, C. K:SPC-45625.000 No
Lowne, B.T. [308] Syria K000499014 Type Yes
Hayne, W.A. [s.n.] Syria K000499017 Type Yes
Güner, A.; Johnson, M.; Kahveci, Y. [15972] Turkey K001097440 Type Yes
Hewer, T. F. [1211] Afghanistan K001598604 Yes
Güner, A.; Johnson, M.; Gülenç, F. [15388] Turkey K001097441 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K000098495 Type Yes
Przewalski, N.M. [s.n.] China K000499075 Type Yes
Strange, K.; Mitchell, J.; Brown, R.; Kramkhudeova, M. [142] Tajikistan K001572960 No
K:SPC-45665.000 No
Israel K:SPC-37742.000 No
Polunin, O. [5223] Lebanon K000283319 No
Bunge, A. [s.n.] K001193733 Type Yes
Birkinshaw, D. [25] Lebanon K000283318 Yes
Besser, W. [s.n.] K000499034 Type Yes
limpricht [1474] China K000499070 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5050] Nepal K001104611 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-26124.000 No
Maly, K. [s.n.] YU K000464970 Type Yes
Maly, K. [s.n.] YU K000464969 Type Yes
Furse, P. [3480] Iran K:SPC-32070.000 No
Blanche, I. [42] Syria K000499015 Type Yes
Clarke, C.B. [27404] K000098496 Type Yes
Moorcroft, W. [Cat. no. 5051] India K001104614 Unknown Type Material Yes
Maximowicz [s.n.] Japan K000499085 Type Yes
Walmsley, A. Lebanon K:SPC-32557.000 No
Steven [s.n.] Caucasus K000464966 Type Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5050] India K001104612 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bräuchler, C. [3538] Montenegro K000895017 Type Yes
K:SPC-45570.000 No
Kotschy [616] Iran K000464963 Type Yes
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.] Syria K000499018 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-19046.000 No
K:SPC-22829.000 No
K:SPC-25833.000 No
Potanin, G.N. [s.n.] China K000499084 Type Yes
Marr [67] K:SPC-42908.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5050] Nepal K001104613 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001045486 No
Osbourne [169] Syria K000499016 Type Yes
K:SPC-60570.005 No
Hewer T.F. [1211] Afghanistan K000524340 Yes
Giles, J.J. [129] United Kingdom K000899986 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Caucasus K000464965 Type Yes
Chiwa [s.n.] K001193734 Yes
Grey-Wilson, C. K:SPC-45626.000 No
K:SPC-25866.000 No
Gaillandet, O. [s.n.] Syria K000499013 Type Yes
Iran K:SPC-32544.000 No
Furse, P. [6167] K:SPC-23659.000 No
Kotschy [616] Iran K000464962 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000499033 Type Yes
K:SPC-19047.000 No
K:SPC-31404.000 No
Furse, P. [6581] K:SPC-45573.000 No
Brickell, C.; Mathew, B. [8482] Turkey K:SPC-38179.000 No
Regel, A. [s.n.] K000499029 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Caucasus K000464964 Type Yes
Besser, W. [s.n.] K000499035 Type Yes
K:SPC-19048.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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