Taxon: Iris pallida Lam.

 
Genus: Iris
  Subgenus: Iris
    Section: Iris
Family: Iridaceae
  Subfamily: Iridoideae
      Tribe: Irideae
Nomen number: 20378
Place of publication: Encycl. 3:294. 1789
Name Verified on: 18-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Nov-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Materials: essential oils (used in perfumery, one of the most expensive oils fide CultTropS)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia; Italy

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel; Lebanon
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Italy - Sardinia, - Sicily; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. 1993 (L Macar ed4)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Mathew, B. The Iris. 1981 (Iris) 31-32.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Rechinger, K. H. Flora aegaea: flora der inseln und halbinseln des Agaischen Meeres. 1943 (F Aegaea)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Waddick, J. W. & Zhao Yu-tang Iris of China. 1992 (Iris China)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image