What is another word for Family Iridaceae?
3 synonyms found
[ fˈamɪli ˈɪɹɪdˌe͡ɪsiː], [ fˈamɪli ˈɪɹɪdˌeɪsiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈɪ_ɹ_ɪ_d_ˌeɪ_s_iː]
Family Iridaceae is a group of flowering plants, also known as the iris family. This family includes numerous herbaceous species that are characterized by attractive flowers with six petals and triangular or flattened leaves. These plants produce corms or bulbs that allow them to survive tough conditions and bloom each year. Synonyms for Family Iridaceae include the Iridaceae family, iris flower family, or iris family. The family members are grown for their ornamental beauty and have a variety of uses, including food and medicinal purposes. Some popular plants in this family include irises, crocuses, gladiolus, and saffron.