A new late flowering, reddish brown Iris L. species from the subgenus Scorpiris Spach, Iris nezahatiae Güner & H.Duman, is described and illustrated from north-east Turkey. Its distinguishing characters, affinities, and ecology are discussed and its threat category is assessed as 'Critically endangered (CR)'.
Iridaceae, Iris, Juno, Flora, Turkey, Flora of Turkey, Monocotyledones
GÜNER, ADİL and DUMAN, HAYRİ (2007) "A New Juno Iris from North-east Anatolia, Turkey," Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 31: No. 4, Article 4. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol31/iss4/4