Definition of Iris florentina
1. Noun. German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome.
Generic synonyms: Bearded Iris
Member holonyms: Orris, Orrisroot
Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Florentina
Literary usage of Iris florentina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"iris florentina.—Transverse section. Constituents.—Volatile oil, resin, fat, starch, mucilage, bitter extractive. Oil of orris, about 0.1 per cent., ..."
2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"0'85, and a slightly opalescent solution with a larger quantity of alcohol of sp. gr. 0'85. (Zeller.) 42. Camphor of iris florentina. A. VOGEL. J. Pharm. ..."
3. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger (1889)
"Part of a cross-section through the root of iris florentina. e, endodermis ; p, ... iris florentina."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"iris florentina, with white or pale blue flowers, is a native of the south of Europe, ... From the flowers of iris florentina, a 1 Quite recently ..."
5. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1803)
"iris florentina. FLORENTINE FLAG« Oafs and Order. ... IRIS florentina ... G. IRIS florentina. Linn. Sp. П. 55. ..."