Neomarica sabinei

When in 1826 the English botanist John Lindley  gave the name "Marica sabini" to a purple flowering Iridacea, he wanted to honor his collegue Sir Edward Sabine. Following the rules of botanical name-giving from 2007 the species should be "sabinei" because there is no reason why the "e" should be missing.

At the moment under this latin term several former species of Neomarica are summarized as one. Their characteristics are:

The seeds from which I got flowering plants where sold with the following names:

Neomarica sabini 'Jaguare'

Neomarica fluminensis