Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants banner
  • Species information
  • About
  • Resources
  • Home
banner
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Family Profile

Iridaceae

Family Description

A worldwide family of about 70 genera and 2000 species.

Genera

Sisyrinchium - A genus of ca. 140 species, North and South America; several species naturalised in Australia.

References

Bentham, G. (1873). Flora Australiensis 6: 412.

Clifford, H.T., Conran, J.G. & Thongpukdee, A. (1992). Australian Lilies: Native and Naturalised species. Australian Plants 16 (132): 370.

Conn, B.J. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (Ed) (1994). Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 691.

Cooke, D.A. in George, A.S. (Ed) (1986), Flora of Australia 46: 9.

Green, P.S. (1994). Flora of Australia 49: 515.

James, T.A. & Brown, E.A. in Harden, G.J. (Ed) (1993). Flora of New South Wales Edn. 1, 4: 116-117.

Smith, A.C. (1979). Flora Vitiensis Nova. 1: 494.

Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989). Flora of South-eastern Queensland 3: 56.

Webb, L.J. (1948). Guide to the medicinal and poisonous plants of Queensland. CSIR Bulletin No. 232. : 66.