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Definition of the noun iridaceae

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noun - plural: -

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

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Google previewNatural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes (2017)

by Paula B. Andrade, Patrícia Valentão, David M. Pereira

Iridaceae is a family of plants in Order Asparagales, taking its name from the Irises, meaning rainbow, referring to its many colours.

Google previewStructure and Meaning in English (2014)

A Guide for Teachers by Graeme Kennedy

Irises The Iridaceae is a large plant family. In addition to the true irises there are many closely related genera, including most of the more popular South African bulbs such as Gladiolus, Freesia, Ixia and Watsonia. These plants nearly ...

Google previewWildflowers of Southern Western Australia (2009)

by Margaret G. Corrick, Bruce Alexander Fuhrer

The Iridaceae is a large world-wide family of c. 1800 species ofwhich 74 species occur in Australia. In many respects the family is similar to the Liliaceae but can be distinguished by the combination of three stamens and a usually inferior ovary ...

Google previewThe Flavonoids Advances in Research Since 1986 (1993)

by J.B. Harborne

Among the monocotyledons, the family Iridaceae is the major source, with Iris species contributing significantly to the list of known naturally occurring isoflavonoids. Only two gymnosperm genera, Juniperus and Podocarpus, are known to be ...

Google previewThe Plant World (1898)

The Iridaceae is a large family, with about sixty genera and over 1,000 species, widely distributed over the warmer parts of the globe. They shun the cold, and in our temperate climate we have besides the Iris only three small genera. On the ...

Google previewThe Flavonoids (2013)

Advances in Research since 1980 by J. B. Harborne

IRIDACEAE The Iridaceae is an ornamentally important family of 1500 species and 85 genera, which is most richly represented in the South African and tropical American flora; there are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Iridaceae. (order Asparagales) A family of monocotyledonous (see MONOCOTYLEDON), *perennial *herbs that grow from *bulbs, *corms, or * rhizomes. The flowers have *perianths with 2 similar or dissimilar *whorls, each of 3 segments, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Iridaceae. Tincture of fresh rhizome .

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

Occurs in the rhizomes of Iris tectorum ( Iridaceae), in the leaves and stems of Baptisia spp., and the wood of Dalbergia riparia ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Iridaceae (EP., BH.). Monocotyledons (Liliiflorae; Epigynae BH.).

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

Iridaceae. Monocotyledons (Liliiflorae). 57 gen. with about 800 sp. trop. and temp . ; the chief centres of distribution are S. Afr. and trop. Am. Chiefly herbs with a sympodial tuber or rhizome below ground. Leaves usually equitant in two ranks.

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Iridaceae. Monocotyledons (Liliiflorae). 57 gen. with about 800 sp. trop. and temp . ; the chief centres of distribution are S. Afr. and trop. Am. Chiefly herbs with a sympodial tuber or rhizome below ground. Leaves usually equitant in two ranks.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Herbs (2009)

A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance by Thomas DeBaggio, Arthur O. Tucker

The Crocus:ARevision ofthe Genus Crocus (Iridaceae). Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. McGimpsey,J. A. 1993. Saffron: Crocus sativus. New Zealand Inst. Crop Food Res. Broadsheet No.20. McGimpsey,J. A., et al. 1997. Evaluation of saffron ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Crocosmia (family Iridaceae) A genus of evergreen and deciduous perennial herbs that grow from corms that form vertical chains, the oldest at the bottom with contractile roots that pull the chain deeper into the soil. Leaves lanceolate, entire.

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Iridaceae. 9-1 1 trop. and South Africa, Madagascar (1) Crocoxylon Eckl. et Zeyh. = Cassine L. Celastraceae Crocus L. 1753. Iridaceae. c. 80 North America, Mediterranean, Eurasia (incl.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

IRIARTE—IRIDACEAE. F to. 2.—-Seed-vessel (capsulez of the Flower-de- uce ( iris), opening in a loculicidal manner. The three valves bear the septa in the centre and the opening takes lace through the ck of the chambers. Each valve is ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

( Iridaceae). An erect herb, up to 45 cm. high. The main corm has other smaller corms connected to it through narrow strands, all light yellow or white. Siala, Markhamia ...

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Small photo of Leopard lily, Blackberry lily and Leopard flower (Iris domestica) in the Iridaceae family.Small photo of The large wild iris or fairy iris is a rhizomatous perennial plant with long, rigid, sword-like green leaves belonging to the Iridaceae family. They are native to South Africa.Small photo of Tall bearded iris, violet iridaceae bloom, blue color, cloudy sky backgroundSmall photo of Sweet scented tubular blooms of Freesia Iridaceae species in bloom in early spring add fragrance and color to the garden.Small photo of Sweet scented tubular blooms of Freesia Iridaceae species in bloom in early spring add fragrance and color to the garden.Small photo of Sweet scented tubular blooms of Freesia Iridaceae species in bloom in early spring add fragrance and color to the garden.Small photo of Close up blossom of beautiful white freesia (Iridaceae, Ixioideae) flower with buds on grey textured background. Pastel creamy and yellow colors. Copy space for text, greeting card. Spring, love. More...

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Scrabble value of I1R1I1D2A1C3E1A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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