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Family: Iridaceae  Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 584. Last updated: 17-Jan-2003.
Number of accepted genera: 72.
Type genus: Iris L.
Comment: monocot family.

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Subfamilies and tribes for Iridaceae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Iridoideae Irideae
Iridoideae Mariceae
Iridoideae Sisyrinchieae
Iridoideae Tigridieae
Ixioideae Ixieae
Ixioideae Pillansieae
Ixioideae Watsonieae


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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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