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Ixia polystachya-2.jpg
Ixia polystachya
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Genus: Ixia
L. (1762)

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Ixia is a genus of plants in the family Iridaceae.

The corm of Ixia sp. (its diameter is 2 cm)

All of these plants are herbs with corms. The plants grows in South Africa. In total, there are 40-60 species.

Common names for this kind of flower are Corn lily and African Corn-Lily and Wand flower.[1]

The leaves look like swords. The flowers look like stars.

Some species of Corn lilies are cultivated as garden plants and houseplants.

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