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  1. Hypoxis, genus Hypoxis(noun)

    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

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  1. Hypoxis

    Hypoxis is a genus of plant belonging to the Hypoxidaceae family. The seeds are needed to identify many species. Species include: ⁕Hypoxis arillacea R.J.F.Hend. ⁕Hypoxis exilis R.J.F.Hend. - Swamp Star ⁕Hypoxis gardneri R.J.F.Hend. ⁕Hypoxis glabella R.Br. - Star Grass, Tiny Star ⁕Hypoxis hirsuta - Common goldstar ⁕Hypoxis hemerocallidea syn. Hypoxis rooperi - African potato ⁕Hypoxis hygrometrica Labill. - Golden Weather-glass ⁕Hypoxis marginata R.Br. ⁕Hypoxis nervosa R.J.F.Hend. ⁕Hypoxis occidentalis Benth. ⁕Hypoxis pratensis R.Br. ⁕Hypoxis salina M.Lyons & Keighery ⁕Hypoxis vaginata Schltdl. - Yellow Star

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  1. Hypoxis

    Hypoxis is a plant genus in the family LILIACEAE (sometimes classified as Hypoxidaceae).


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