Definition of Beardless iris
1. Noun. Any of numerous wild or cultivated irises having no hairs on the drooping sepals (the falls).
Generic synonyms: Flag, Fleur-de-lis, Iris, Sword Lily
Specialized synonyms: Dutch Iris, Iris Filifolia, Iris Kaempferi, Japanese Iris, Dutch Iris, Iris Tingitana, Iris Xiphium, Spanish Iris, Xiphium Iris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Beardless Iris
Literary usage of Beardless iris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"A pretty beardless Iris, native of Central and Southern Europe, ... A beardless Iris native of Siberia with stout flower stems about two ft. high, ..."
2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1880)
"The beardless irises are inferior in size to the bearded forms, but surpass them in the blending of the colours. The Sibirica section of the beardless iris ..."
3. Thirty-nine Articles on Gardening by Emmeline Crocker (1908)
"The treatment and appearance of the exquisite variety of the Apogon, or beardless Iris, known as /. ..."