In most members of this Family, the seedpod is a capsule with three sections,
each containing two rows of seeds, formed from an inferior ovary.
Iris pseudacorus Seedpod
The Iridaceae Family includes the following genera:
Acidanthera, Antholyza, Crocosmia, Crocus, Cypella, Dierama, Freesia, Gladiolus, Iris, Ixia, Lapeyrousia, Libertia, Moraea, Rigidella, Romulea, Schizostylis, Sisyrinchium, Sparaxis, Tigridia, Tritonia.
In this Family, the ovary is superior, and the fruit is a capsule with three sections, usually with two rows of seeds in each section.
Some examples of seedpods of plants in this Family are:
Iris I. sibirica Schizostylis Crocosmia Sisyrinchium
For more information on this Plant Family, click here
|Back to the Seedpods by Plant Family Main Page|