Iris antilibanotica Dinsmore



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild?



Syria (& Lebanon?)


Biology & Ecology










Ghazal, A. 2008. Landscape, ecological, phytosociological and geobotanical study of Eu-Mediterranean in West of Syria. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Hohenheim.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lansdown, R.V. 2016. Iris antilibanotica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T13161361A18610864. Downloaded on 20 March 2021.

Mouterde, P. 1966. Nouvelle Flore du Liban et de la Syrie. Dar El-Mashreq Editeurs, Beirut, Lebanon.

Radford, E.A., Catullo, G. and de Montmollin, B. 2011. Important Plant Areas of the south and east Mediterranean region: Priority sites for conservation. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Malaga, Spain.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

W.C.M.C. (1996). Threatened plant database of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. W.C.M.C., Cambridge, U.K.

Wilson, C.A., Padiernos, J. and Sapir, Y. 2016. The royal irises (Iris subg. Iris sect. Oncocyclus): Plastid and low-copy nuclear data contribute to an understanding of their phylogenetic relationships. Taxon DOI:


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