EPPO Global Database

Dietes iridioides(DTEIR)

Code created in: 2006-03-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DTEIR
  • Preferred name: Dietes iridioides
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Klatt


Ethiopia to Central Africa, to Mozambique and South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Dietes vegeta (Linnaeus) Brown
Moraea iridioides Linnaeus
Moraea vegeta Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
African iris English
fortnight iris English
dietes à grandes fleurs French
iris d'Afrique du sud French