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Iridaceae
The Iris Family
Plantae
There are about 1800 species in this family, which occur in both tropical and temperate regions, but particularly around the Mediterranean, in South Africa and Central America. They are mostly grown as ornamental plants (Iris, Crocus, Gladiolus).

Bulbs or other storage organs
Long, thin leaves
Six petals in two rings
Three stamens
Seed capsule which forms behind the flower

Note: Members of this Family have several things in common with other bulbous plants in the Lily and Amaryllis Families. Here are some points of difference which might help tell them apart:

Liliaceae ~ 6 stamens, superior ovary (inside the flower)
Iridaceae ~ 3 stamens, inferior ovary (behind the flower)
Amaryllidaceae ~ 6 stamens, inferior ovary (behind the flower)

http://theseedsite.co.uk/iridaceae.html

Scientific Family name.
Hint: Usually ends in "acea"
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The Family Iridaceae
belongs to the Order of Asparagales


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Iridaceae
Asparagales
Asparagales
Monocots
Monocots
One First-Leaves (Monocots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Illyrian Gladiolus
Illyrian Gladiolus
Gladiolus illyricus
KatieMeow - April 22, 2014

Yellow Wild Iris
Yellow Wild Iris
Dietes bicolor
GardenLover - November 16, 2012

Wild Iris
Wild Iris

forager - June 23, 2012

Large Wild Iris
Large Wild Iris
Dietes grandiflora
mamamtn1 - June 16, 2012

Purple Dutch Crocus
Purple Dutch Crocus
Crocus vernus
gardengeek - April 07, 2012

White Dutch Crocus
White Dutch Crocus
Crocus vernus
gardengeek - April 07, 2012

Crested Dwarf Iris
Crested Dwarf Iris
Iris cristata
chipmunkridge - July 25, 2011

Walking Iris, Apostle Plant
Walking Iris, Apostle Plant
Neomarica caerulea
CrookedCreek - March 12, 2011

Saffron Crocus
Saffron Crocus
Crocus sativus
Thunder - July 10, 2010

Bearded Iris
Bearded Iris
Iris germanica
Thunder - June 16, 2010

Crocus
Crocus
Crocus vernus
Thunder - June 16, 2010

Blue Eyed Grass
Blue Eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
- June 01, 2010

Blue Eyed Grass
Blue Eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Thunder - June 01, 2010

Purple Iris
Purple Iris

gardengeek - May 22, 2010

Iris
Iris
Iris
juli11111 - April 30, 2010

Blackberry Lily
Blackberry Lily
Belamcanda chinensis
gardengeek - December 29, 2009

Gladiolus
Gladiolus
Gladiolus
Blossom - September 14, 2009

Gladiolus
Gladiolus
Gladiolus
gardengeek - July 29, 2009

Wild Iris
Wild Iris
Iris versicolor
gardengeek - July 23, 2009

Yellow Iris Flower
Yellow Iris Flower

gardengeek - May 29, 2009

Blue English Iris
Blue English Iris
Iris latifolia
gardengeek - May 18, 2009

Siberian Iris
Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica
DrPerry - May 18, 2009

Crocosmia
Crocosmia
Crocosmia
DrPerry - May 18, 2009

Crocus, Dutch
Crocus, Dutch
Crocus vernus
DrPerry - May 18, 2009

Blue Blood Iris Bud
Blue Blood Iris Bud
Iris sanguinea
gardengeek - May 11, 2009

White Blood Iris
White Blood Iris
Iris
gardengeek - May 11, 2009

Yellow Freesia
Yellow Freesia
Freesia
gardengeek - April 29, 2009

Crocus
Crocus
Crocus
MrFlores - April 13, 2009

Yellow Wild Iris
Yellow Wild Iris
Dietes bicolor
heidbenati - March 18, 2009


http://theseedsite.co.uk/iridaceae.html


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