Iridaceae facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsIris family
Temporal range: 60Ma Early Paleogene - Recent
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Iridaceae are perennial herbs from rhizomes, bulbs or corms comprising about 80 genera and 1,500 species. The leaves are distichous and have a sheathing, equitant base and a generally ensiform or linear blade with parallel venation. The flowers are bisexual, usually showy, and are actinomorphic or zygomorphic.
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