Iris subg. Limniris

(Tausch) Spach

Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 5: 99. 1846.

Common names: Beardless iris
Basionym: Iris sect. Limniris Tausch Hort. Canal. 1. 1823
Synonyms: Undefined subg. Limniris (Tausch) Fuss
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 377. Mentioned on page 372, 373.

Sepals without beard, but with signal of crests or ridges, distinct lines or dots, or a patch of contrasting color


North America, Eurasia.


Species ca. 82 (31 in the flora).

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