Iris variegata L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 38 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & SE. Europe to Ukraine. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Illinois, Italy, Switzerland, West Himalaya

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akhter, C. & al. (2013). A taxonomic appraisal of genus Iris L. (Iridaceae) in Kashmir himalaya, India. Iranian Journal of Botany 19: 119-126.
  • Colasante, M.A. (2014). Iridaceae presenti in Italia: 1-415. Sapienza, Università Editrice, Roma.
  • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
  • Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
  • Komarov, V.L. (ed.) (1935). Flora SSSR 4: 1-586. Izdatel'stov Akademii Nauk SSSR, Leningrad.
  • Maire, R. (1959 publ. 1960). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord 6: 1-397. Paul Lechevalier, Paris.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Williams, C.A., Harborne, J.B. & Colasante, M. (2000). The pathway of chemical evolution in Bearded Iris species based on flavonoid and xanthone patterns. Annali di Botanica, n.s, 58: 51-58.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2020). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 12. Willdenowia 50: 305-341.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Cooper, M.R. & Johnson, A.W. (1998). Poisonous Plants and Fungi in Britain. 2nd Edition. The Stationery Office, London.
  • Curtis, W. (1787). Iris variegata. Curtis's Bot. Mag. 1: Plate 16.
  • Mathew, B. (1981). The Iris. Batsford, London.

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.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2020). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 12. Willdenowia 50: 305-341.

Other Data

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Sources

  • 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
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  • Kew Species Profiles

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