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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A tribe of plants of the natural order Iridaceæ, typified by the genus Ixia, and characterized by their coated bulbs and numerous sessile 1-flowered spathes, the flower being 2-bracted and sessile within the spathe. The tribe embraces about 20 genera, chiefly South African. Also called Ixiaceæ.

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