family Iridaceae


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Related to family Iridaceae: Iris germanica
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Noun1.family Iridaceae - large family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbsfamily Iridaceae - large family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbs
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
iridaceous plant - any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
genus Iris - large genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes
Belamcanda, genus Belamcanda - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
genus Crocus - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
genus Freesia - cormous perennial herbs; native to South Africa
genus Gladiolus - gladiolas
genus Ixia, Ixia - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
genus Sisyrinchium, Sisyrinchium - chiefly North American grasslike herbs
genus Sparaxis, Sparaxis - deciduous perennial herbs of South Africa
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In addition to the Fabaceae, genistein has been reported from the monocotyledonous family Iridaceae and the dicotyledonous families Moraceae, Rosaceae, Myristicaceae and Rutaceae (Reynaud et al.
The genus Crocus, a member of the large family Iridaceae, comprises some 85 species having an Old World distribution, primarily in Mediterranean Europe and western Asia.
During the preparation of the catalogue of the family Iridaceae for Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, my attention was drawn to an unusual specimen of Herbertia.

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