genus Hypoxis


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Noun1.genus Hypoxis - small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalkgenus Hypoxis - small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalk; sometimes classified as member of the family Amaryllidaceae: star grass
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Hypoxidaceae, Hypoxidaceae - in some classification systems included in the Amaryllidaceae
star grass - any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America
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The genus Hypoxis (Hypoxidaceae) in Central Africa.
Morphological variability of seeds in East African species of the genus Hypoxis L.