Ixia

genus of plants

Ixia is a genus of plants in the family Iridaceae.

Ixia
Ixia polystachya-2.jpg
Ixia polystachya
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Ixia

L. (1762)
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The corm of Ixia sp. (its diameter is 2 cm)

All of these plants are herbs with corms. The plants grows in South Africa. In total, there are 40-60 species.

Common names for this kind of flower are Corn lily and African Corn-Lily and Wand flower.[1]

The leaves look like swords. The flowers look like stars.

Some species of Corn lilies are cultivated as garden plants and houseplants.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ixia: African Corn-Lily, Wand flower". North Carolina State University. Retrieved 2 March 2010.

Other websitesEdit

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