Definitions for iridaceae

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Iridaceae, family Iridaceae, iris family(noun)

    large family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbs


  1. Iridaceae

    The Iris family or Iridaceae is a family of perennial, herbaceous and geophytic plants included in the monocot order Asparagales, taking its name from the genus Iris. Almost worldwide in distribution and one of the most important families in horticulture, it includes more than 2000 species.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Iridaceae

    A monocot plant family of the Liliopsida class. It is classified by some in the Liliales order and some in the Asparagales order.


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