‘White Skirt’: A New Iris sanguinea f. albiflora Cultivar

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This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.31670344) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2572016EAJ6).

Joint first authors and these authors contributed equally to this work.

Corresponding author. E-mail: jinglife26@126.com.

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    Flowers of ‘White Skirt’. Flower, top side (A); flower, lateral side (B); and a cluster of flowers (C). ‘White Skirt’ is a compact plant. The scape is smooth and has white powder on the surface. The edges of inner and outer perianths fold in a wavy pattern. The flower color is white.

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    Flower anatomic structure of ‘White Skirt’. Each flower has three inner perianths, three outer perianths, and three stamens. Style branches are flat and the top transitions into a round shape. The edge of the bract is membranous.

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    Comparison of I. sanguinea f. albiflora and ‘White Skirt’. Single flowers of I. sanguinea f. albiflora (A), inner perianth of I. sanguinea f. albiflora (B), outer perianth of I. sanguinea f. albiflora (C), single flowers of ‘White Skirt’ (D), inner perianth of ‘White Skirt’ (E), and outer perianth of ‘White Skirt’ (F). The flower and inner and outer perianths of ‘White Skirt’ are larger than I. sanguinea f. albiflora. The inner and outer perianths of the I. sanguinea f. albiflora have round edges. The inner and outer perianths of ‘White Skirt’ fold in a wavy pattern.

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