Belamcanda chinensis (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : IRIDACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Iridaceae
  • Species : Belamcanda chinensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Iris domestica (L.) Goldblatt & Mabb.
  • Common name : Leopard Flower
  • Collection Nos : HFP 792, CJS 14453, CJS 14660
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : A perennial herb with underground rhizome. Leaves are two-ranked on a compressed aerial shoot. Flowers are attractive, 2-2.5 cm. across and borne on a branched terminal inflorescence. The petals form a wheel-shaped structure. Fruit dehiscent.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Hebbsale (Hassan); Belur road (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Hassan, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan

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