Definition of Iris germanica

1. Noun. A large iris with purple or white flowers, native to central and southern Europe.

Exact synonyms: German Iris
Generic synonyms: Bearded Iris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Germanica

Iricisms
Iridaceae
Iridian
Iridill
Iridoprocne
Iridoprocne bicolor
Irigarayan
Iriomote cat
Iriomote cats
Iris
Iris Murdoch
Iris cristata
Iris filifolia
Iris florentina
Iris foetidissima
Iris germanica (current term)
Iris germanica florentina
Iris kaempferi
Iris kochii
Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE

Literary usage of Iris germanica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tall Bearded Iris (fleur-de-lis) a Flower of Songs: Names, Classification by Walter Stager (1922)
"In Iris germanica the beard is confined to the midrib of the falls, and, ... having likened to Iris germanica some other species so bearded, ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
".87 „ ,, ,, x Iris germanica (L.) and varieties** . . 86 Ligustrina japonica (Maxim.) x Chionanthus virginica (L.) . ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"In wet grounds, New Brunswick to Pennsylvania and North Carolina, mainly near the coast. May-June. 7. Iris germanica L. Fleur-de-lis. (Fig. ..."

4. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... Iris xiphioides, or English iris; and Iris germanica, or common iris, ... and Iris germanica are orris-root (qv). Some species have edible rootstocks. ..."

5. Tall Bearded Iris (fleur-de-lis) a Flower of Songs: Names, Classification by Walter Stager (1922)
"In Iris germanica the beard is confined to the midrib of the falls, and, ... having likened to Iris germanica some other species so bearded, ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
".87 „ ,, ,, x Iris germanica (L.) and varieties** . . 86 Ligustrina japonica (Maxim.) x Chionanthus virginica (L.) . ..."

7. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"In wet grounds, New Brunswick to Pennsylvania and North Carolina, mainly near the coast. May-June. 7. Iris germanica L. Fleur-de-lis. (Fig. ..."

8. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... Iris xiphioides, or English iris; and Iris germanica, or common iris, ... and Iris germanica are orris-root (qv). Some species have edible rootstocks. ..."

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