Iris milesii

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Iris milesii
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Iris
Subgenus: Limniris
Section: Lophiris
Species: I. milesii
Binomial name
Iris milesii

Iris milesii is a native of Northwest India, with another population possible in China, though there have been no recent sightings there. It grows on forest edges, open groves, and damp places. The pale reddish flowers are 7 to 8 cm (2.8 to 3.1 in) in diameter, blooming in April-May.[1]


  1. ^ "Flora of China" 24. Harvard University. 1999. pp. 280–282.