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Re: TB 'Horned Amethyst' ?
  • Subject: Re: TB 'Horned Amethyst' ?
  • From: Chuck Chapman <irischapman@aim.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:14:35 -0400 (EDT)


It would be an amethyst self. that is all amethyst, solid colour .

A classification of colour and pattern was used up to 1969 checklist
compilation. not used after that.

The colour classification is V1, a self. Plicatas are colour class 2.
So V2 would be a plicata with amethyst/violet patterning.

Bitones are 3, bicolours 4 and blends 5. The V stands for Violet and
shades of it such as amethyst.

Chuck Chapman

-----Original Message-----
From: Cordesview <cordesview@speednetllc.com>
To: iris-photos <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Fri, Mar 16, 2012 9:59 am
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] TB 'Horned Amethyst' ?

Wow, that's tricky.

The description (following) doesn't say if it's in the plicata pattern
or not. ÂAll it says is "Amethyst self". ÂThere isn't even a color of
the beard or appendage.Â

I'd put a request out to the HIPS group, to see if they have a
definitive answer. Â(Sorry, but I really can't say which one is


'Horned Amethyst' (Lloyd Austin, R. 1959). Sdlg. J-La-40. TB, 36" (91
cm), M. Color Class-V1, Amethyst self, horned beard. Sdlg. X 'Pink
Tower'. Rainbow 1960.Â

On Mar 16, 2012, at 2:47 AM, Paul wrote:
I googled some pictures for 'Horned Amethyst'. Only one, from Bluebird
Haven, resembles the decription, a self. The others (4) are all

So which is correct?

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