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Taxon: Iris ensata Thunb.

 
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Limniris
Section: Limniris
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Nomen number: 20295
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2:328. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 124 (9 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • beaked iris  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • jade cicada-flower  (Source: Iris China) - English
  • Japanese iris  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Japanese water iris  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • sword-leaf iris  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • iris du Japon  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • japanische Sumpf-Schwertlilie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • hana-shōbu  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • japansk iris  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • yu chan hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed13); ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Aga Buryat, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tuva]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang (n.), Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu] Korea


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Mathew, B. The Iris. (Iris) 103.
  8. Mathew, B. F. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  13. Waddick, J. W. & Zhao Yu-tang Iris of China. 1992 (Iris China)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Iris ensata Thunb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20295. Accessed 14 November 2018.