EPPO Global Database

Iris domestica(BMCCH)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BMCCH
  • Preferred name: Iris domestica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Goldblatt & Mabberley


India, Himalayas, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya, Philippines), China (including Tibet, Taiwan), Japan (southern Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Korea, Russian Far East. Cultivated as an ornamental and medicinal plant. Introduced in central and eastern USA, Caribbean, Venezuela

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Belamcanda chinensis (Linnaeus) de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
blackberry lily English
leopard-flower English
lírio-dourado Portuguese
hi-ôgi Japanese
ヒオウギ Japanese
ヒオウギ Japanese
shè gān Chinese
射干 Chinese
범부채 Korean
beom bu chae Korean