Iris Germanica
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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  • Iris germanica — Iris d Allemagne Iris d Allemagne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Iris germanica —   Iris …   Wikipedia Español

  • Iris germanica — Deutsche Schwertlilie Deutsche Schwertlilie (Iris × germanica) Systematik Familie: Schwertliliengewächse (Iridaceae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iris × germanica — Deutsche Schwertlilie Deutsche Schwertlilie (Iris × germanica) Systematik Familie: Schwertliliengewächse (Iridaceae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iris × germanica — mėlynžiedis vilkdalgis statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Iris × germanica angl. blue flag; German iris vok. blaue Schwertlilie; deutsche Schwertlilie rus. касатик германский lenk. irys niemiecki; kosaciec niemiecki …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Iris germanica — ID 42840 Symbol Key IRGE Common Name German iris Family Iridaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Iris germanica — noun a large iris with purple or white flowers, native to central and southern Europe • Syn: ↑German iris • Hypernyms: ↑bearded iris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iris germanica — …   Wikipedia

  • IRIS GERMANICA L. - КАСАТИК ГЕРМАНСКИЙ — см. 203. Многолетнее растение. I. germanica L. К. германский Sp. pi. (1753) 38. Hegi (1908 1909) 291, Т. 66. Garnier et coll. (1961) 282. S у n. I. spectabilis Salisb.; I. vulgaris Pohl.; I. violacea Savi; I. nepalensis Wallich.; I. illyrica… …   Справочник растений

  • Iris ×germanica nothovar. florentina — florencinis vilkdalgis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vilkdalginių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas kultūrinis augalas (Iris ×florentina). Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams), džinui gaminti. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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