A RE-EVALUATION OF THE BULBOUS IRISES

T. HALL, N. TILLIE, W. CHASE

Abstract


This paper examines the results of recent morphological and molecular studies on the bulbous irises. The following taxa are discussed: (1) subgenus Scorpiris and its relationship to the bearded irises and subgenus Nepalensis; (2) subgenus Xiphium and the Spuriae - Tenuifoliae alliance; (3) the reticulata irises and their links with the Syriacae.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4462/annbotrm-9070

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