Difference: InfoClassificationGenusIris (r15 vs. r14)

The Genus Iris L.

1753, Botanical author Linneaus: .............related links... Botanical Classification

The Genus Iris L. is one of the larger genera in the Iridaceae (The Iris family). It is usually divided into the following Subgenera based upon the overwintering storage organs: The subgenera also can be organized by their seeds Bulbous Irises

Subgenus Hermodactyloides Smaller Bulbous IrisesReticulata BulbSubgenus Hermodactyloides Smaller Bulbous IrisesReticulata FlowerSubgenus Xiphium Larger Bulbous IrisesXiphium BulbSubgenus Xiphium Larger Bulbous IrisesXiphium Flower

Iris with fleshy roots

Rhizomatous Iris

Subgenus IrisBearded RhizomeSubgenus IrisBearded FlowerSubgenus LimnirisBeardless rhizomeSubgenus LimnirisBeardless Flower

Recent revisions have placed the following genera into the Genus Iris: Belamcanda, Hermodactylus, and Pardanthopsis


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