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Roof Iris

Iris tectorum

Notes:

A beautiful purple flower. Found this flower growing in abundance just outside the old church beside the road towards McLeod Ganj from Forsyth Ganj.

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3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 11 years ago

Iris sanguinea, perhaps?

This is also known as a blood Iris.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Iris_s...

ChimeTsetan
ChimeTsetan 11 years ago

thank you alice for the ID till Genus level. I hope someone comes up with species as well :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Iris, but I cannot tell you the variety.

ChimeTsetan
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ChimeTsetan

Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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