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Iris_unguicularis ssp stenophyllus Iris_unguicularis ssp stenophyllus grows in Mediterranean W Turkey. Road to Antiyayla Geotagged,Iris unguicularis,Spring,Turkey Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Iris_unguicularis ssp stenophyllus

Iris_unguicularis ssp stenophyllus grows in Mediterranean W Turkey. Road to Antiyayla

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''Iris unguicularis'' is a rhizomatous flowering plant in the genus ''Iris'', native to Greece, Turkey, Western Syria, and Tunisia. It grows to 30 centimetres , with grassy evergreen leaves, producing pale lilac or purple flowers with a central band of yellow on the falls. The flowers appear in winter and early spring. They are fragrant, with pronounced perianth tubes up to 20 cm long. They are extremely susceptible to slugs, especially very small ones.

This plant is widely cultivated.. more

Species identified by Christine Young
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Jan 23, 2019. Captured Apr 15, 2014 11:36 in Bayırköy Mahallesi, Antalya Fethiye Yolu, 48850 Fethiye/Muğla, Turkey.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/16.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 60mm