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English: Irises.
French: Iridacees.
Botany: flower with two whorls of three tepals, colourful; three stamens; inferior ovary; sword-like leaves parallel to the stem, basal rosette.

Taxonomy
In the Apg3 classification Iridaceae are in Asparagales.
In the Plant theory Iridaceae are placed in Subphase 1. They have the impulsive quality of that Phase.