Ixia, genus Ixia

(noun) a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae

Source: WordNet® 3.1


From the genus name.


ixia (plural ixias)

Any of the genus Ixia of cormous plants native to South Africa.

Source: Wiktionary

Ix"i*a, n. Etym: [NL., fr. Gr. (Bot.)

Definition: A South African bulbous plant of the Iris family, remarkable for the brilliancy of its flowers.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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