Handbook of the Irideae (Google eBook)

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G. Bell & Sons, 1892 - Iridaceae - 247 pages
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Page 178 - for a copy of which I am indebted to the courtesy of
Page 43 - in. long ; falls with an oblong blade £ in. broad, as long as the haft, with a faint yellow spot bordered with white in the centre ; standards rather shorter,
Page 23 - broad, narrowed suddenly to a short haft, variegated with darker lilac, white at the throat, with a deeply laciniated lilac and white crest ; standards also spreading, nearly as
Page 27 - falls oblong-cuneate, with a central patch of lilacblue and a yellow beard ; standards rather broader and crisped at the edge. Crests lanceolate, toothed on the outer edge.
Page 70 - none ; segments very unequal ; outer oblong, connivent in a cup in the lower third, then spreading or reflexed ; inner very small, erect, ovate with a narrow claw.
Page 38 - flowering time ; pedicels short. Perianth-tube cylindrical, above an inch long ; limb 3 in. long, pure white ; standards and falls each
Page 25 - bright yellow throat and beard arising from a crest ; standards with a small oblong blade and long slender claw.
Page 25 - claw white, with violet veins and a thick beard of yellow-tipped white hairs arising from an obscure crest ; standards
Page 5 - in. long ; limb bright lilac, 2 in. long ; falls obovate-cuneate, f in. broad ; standards rather shorter, oblanceolate, erect.
Page 4 - is much nearer unguicularis than the Asia Minor plant, and forms a connecting link between the two.

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