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Published: 2021-07-27

Nomenclatural remarks on Iris orientalis (Iridaceae) and four related names including the Linnaean I. ochroleuca

1Botanical Garden-Institute, Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Makovskogo 142, 690024 Vladivostok, Russian Federation
Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanic Garden, Ataşehir, 34340 İstanbul, Turkey
Monocots lectotype Linnaeus Miller neotype taxonomy Turkey


Nomenclature issues of irises associated with the Turkish flora are discussed. In particular, Iris orientalis and four related names, I. ochroleuca, I. monnieri, I. gigantea, and I. albida, are typified. Lectotypes are designated for I. orientalis, I. monnieri, I. gigantea, and I. albida; a neotype for the Linnaean name I. ochroleuca is designated. Also, further support is provided for the suggestions that I. monnieri is a synonym to I. orientalis, and the author citation of the name I. monnieri is Redouté.


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