Ixia

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ixia

(ˈɪksɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the iridaceous genus Ixia, of southern Africa, having showy ornamental funnel-shaped flowers
[C18: New Latin from Greek ixos mistletoe, birdlime prepared from mistletoe berries]
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Noun1.Ixia - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Iridaceae, Iridaceae, iris family - large family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbs
corn lily - any of several South African plants of the genus Ixia having grasslike leaves and clusters of showy variously colored lily-like flowers; widely cultivated