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Fam.: Iridaceae / Iris Fam.      

Synon.:  Iris tuberosa  L.

Genus:  Hermodactylus  MILL.,  Iris  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   MILL.:  Philip Miller (1691 - 1771), English gardener
 

Etymology:
   Hermodactylus:   Hermes = Greek legendary figure, dactylos = finger
   tuberosus:   bulbous
   Iris:   rainbow
   tuberosa:   bulbous
 

Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Crete Spili 5.4.2015
Fig. 1:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Crete, Spili 5.4.2015
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Crete Spili 5.4.2015
Fig. 2:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Crete, Spili 5.4.2015
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Crete Gournia 14.2.2002
Fig. 3:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Crete, Gournia 14.2.2002
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Crete Lassithi 5.4.1990
Fig. 4:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Crete, Lassithi 5.4.1990
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Crete Lassithi 5.4.1990
Fig. 5:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Crete, Lassithi 5.4.1990
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, GR Peloponnes, Kosmas 31.3.2013
Fig. 6:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
GR Peloponnes, Kosmas 31.3.2013
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Fig. 7:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Fig. 8:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Fig. 9:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
GR Hymettos 20.3.2019
Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris, Sicily Passo delle Pantanelle 11.3.2002
Fig. 10:  Hermodactylus tuberosus / Snake's-Head Iris
Sicily, Passo delle Pantanelle 11.3.2002

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