Iris family : IRIDACEAE (LILIIDAE) in Australia
including Geitonoplesiaceae, Hypoxidaceae, Ixioliriaceae, Johnsoniaceae, and Lanariaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
 
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
 
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Anomatheca laxa
False Freesia
Concord, October 2008

Belamcanda chinensis
Blackberry Lily
Wyee, February 2007

Crocosmia
Montbretia
Sydney, August 2006

Crocus
Crocus
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

Dietes bicolor
Peacock Flower
Sydney, August 2006

Dietes grandiflora
Wild Iris
Sydney, August 2006

Freesia refracta
Freesia
Sydney, September 2006

Freesia alba
White Freesia
Sydney, September 2006

Gladiolus caryophyllaceus
Wild Gladiolus
Western Australia, February 2007

Gladiolus grandiflorus hybrid
Gladiolus
Kuranda, Qld
Photo: courtesy of
Buck Richardson

Gladiolus nanus
"Blushing Bride"
Sydney, October 2008

Hypoxis hygrometrica
Golden Weather Grass
Wyee, March 2007

Iris pallida
Bearded Iris
Sydney, September 2006

Iris sibirica 'Chilled Wine'
Siberian Iris
Wyee, January 2007

Moraea setifolia
Thread Iris
Photo: courtesy of Jeanie Clark
Warracknabeal, Victoria

Orthrosanthus laxus
Morning Iris
Melbourne
Photo: courtesy of
Danielle & Ralph Ward

Patersonia occidentalis
Long Purple-flag
Wonboyn, NSW
Photo: courtesy of
Paul Whitington

Romulea rosea
Onion Grass
Wyee, September 2008

Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Blue-eyed Grass
Sydney, September 2006

Trimezia martinicensis
Yellow Walking Iris
Magnetic Island
Photos: courtesy of
Donald Simpson

A number of Australian Butterflies and Moths have larvae that feed on plants in IRIDACEAE, including:


Mesodina aeluropis

Mesodina cyanophracta/I>

Mesodina gracillima

Mesodina halyzia

Mesodina hayi

Bathytricha truncata

Opogona omoscopa

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(updated 3 January 2013, 2 March 2017)