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Re: Species: Unlabelled African Irid

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Species: Unlabelled African Irid
  • From: "Jan Clark" janclarx@hotmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 07:53:14 +1000

Ken wrote:
>I found a reference to Moraea tortilis, which is described as >having 
>"twisted coil, cork screw foliage" and blue flowers. I couldn't
>find a photo, other than of a dried specimen, but  a description
>includes "inner tepals reflexed". The only problem is that is is >supposed 
>to bloom in the fall, not the spring.

Did your source actually say that it blooms in Fall or did it say September, 
October, or whatever?
South Afrcia is Southern Hemisphere, and their Spring is Sept through to end 
of Nov. That may solve your problem?

Cheers, Jan

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