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Fam.: Iridaceae / Iris Fam.      

Hybrid-Name:  Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora  (G.NICHOLSON) N.E.BR.

Genus:  Crocosmia  PLANCH.
 

Authors:
   HOOK.:  William Jackson Hooker (1785 - 1865), English botanist
   PLANCH.:  Jules Émile Planchon (1823 - 1888), French botanist
   BAKER:  John Gilbert Baker (1834 - 1920), English botanist
   N.E.BR.:  Nicholas Edward Brown (1849 - 1934), English botanist
   G.NICHOLSON:  George Nicholson (1847 - 1908), British gardener
 

Etymology:
   Crocosmia:   Saffron scented
   aurea:   golden yellow
   pottsii:   Thomas Potts (1824 - 1888), British naturalist
   crocosmiiflora:   crocosmia-flowered
 

A favourite garden plant, an artificial hybrid from 1880 between two Southern African parents, has escaped long time ago. Mainly at dump sites and along roads in the coastal range it asserted itself successfully in the mild Irish gulf-stream climate.

 

Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia, E Asturia Llanes 12.8.2012
Fig. 1:  Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia
E Asturia Llanes 12.8.2012
Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia, E Asturia Llanes 12.8.2012
Fig. 2:  Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia
E Asturia Llanes 12.8.2012
Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia, IRL Doolin 9.8.2005
Fig. 3:  Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia
IRL Doolin 9.8.2005
Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia, IRL County Kerry, Lough Caragh 12.8.2005
Fig. 4:  Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia
IRL County Kerry, Lough Caragh 12.8.2005

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