HyperDic: iridaceae

English > 1 sense of the word Iridaceae:
NOUNplantIridaceae, family Iridaceae, iris familylarge family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbs
English > Iridaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglarge family of usually perennial geophytic herbs with rhizomes or corms or bulbs.
Synonymsfamily Iridaceae, iris family
Member ofLiliales, order LilialesAn order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
MembersBelamcanda, genus BelamcandaA monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
Ixia, genus IxiaA monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
Sisyrinchium, genus Sisyrinchiumchiefly North American grasslike herbs
Sparaxis, genus Sparaxisdeciduous perennial herbs of South Africa
genus CrocusA monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
genus Freesiacormous perennial herbs
genus Gladiolusgladiolas
iridaceous plantAny bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
Narrowergenus Irislarge genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes
Broaderliliid monocot familyfamily of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
Spanishiridáceas
CatalanIridaceae, iridàcia, iridàcies
Adjectivesiridaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Iridaceae

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