The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Iris ensata Thunb. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Iris (family Iridaceae).

The record derives from iPlants (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 321798) with original publication details: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2: 328 1794.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Iris caricifolia Pall. ex Link Synonym H iPlants
Iris doniana Spach Synonym H iPlants
Iris ensata var. spontanea (Makino) Nakai Synonym L iPlants
Iris graminea Thunb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H iPlants
Iris kaempferi Siebold ex Lem. Synonym H iPlants
Iris kaempferi var. hortensis (Maxim.) Makino Synonym L iPlants
Iris kaempferi var. spontanea Makino Synonym L iPlants
Iris laevigata var. hortensis Maxim. Synonym L iPlants
Iris laevigata var. kaempferi (Siebold ex Lem.) Maxim. Synonym L iPlants
Iris longifolia Royle [Illegitimate] Synonym H iPlants
Joniris doniana (Spach) Klatt Synonym H iPlants
Joniris longifolia Klatt Synonym H iPlants
Limniris ensata (Thunb.) Rodion. Synonym H iPlants
Xiphion donianum (Spach) Alef. Synonym H iPlants

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-321798, and has not been changed.