A magnificent large flowered iris. Leaves and stems about the same height. Flowers single, pale, gently dotted in lower segments. The species is endemic to Israel, the Palestinian Territories and S Lebanon. This one was photographed near the village of Malkiya in the Upper Galilee, N Israel.
Similar species: Agaves, Aloes, Onions
Uploaded Jan 5, 2019. Captured Apr 15, 2017 12:14 in 899, Israel.