Definitions for japanese iris
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a plant, Iris kaempferi, native to Japan, having broad, showy flowers in a variety of colors.
Origin of Japanese iris:
Japanese iris, Iris kaempferi(noun)
iris native to Japan having large showy flowers
The term "Japanese iris" encompasses three varieties of Irises cultivated in gardens or growing wild in Japan: hanashōbu, kakitsubata and ayame. The species I. japonica is dealt with under that heading. The bluish purple color of the flowers of the Japanese garden iris is an example of the copigmentation phenomenon.
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