I prismatica


I prismatica
Flower-de-luce Flow"er-de-luce", n. [Corrupted fr. fleur-de-lis.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Iris}) with swordlike leaves and large three-petaled flowers often of very gay colors, but probably white in the plant first chosen for the royal French emblem. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are nearly one hundred species, natives of the north temperate zone. Some of the best known are {Iris Germanica}, {I. Florentina}, {I. Persica}, {I. sambucina}, and the American {I. versicolor}, {I. prismatica}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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