Micranthus

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Micranthus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Crocoideae
Tribe: Watsonieae
Genus: Micranthus
(Pers.) Ecklon
Type species
'Micranthus alopecuroides
(L.) Ecklon
Species

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Micranthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae. The genus name is derived from the Greek words micro, meaning "small", and anthos, meaning "flower".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 133–35. ISBN 0-88192-897-6.