Genus: Moraea Mill.

Family: Iridaceae
Subfamily: Iridoideae
Tribe: Irideae
Genus number: 7796
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 15 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Morea"

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Goldblatt, P. et al. 2002. Radiation in the Cape flora and the phylogeny of peacock irises Moraea (Iridaceae) based on four plastid DNA regions. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 25:341-360.
  2. Goldblatt, P. 1998. Reduction of Barnardiella, Galaxia, Gynandriris, Hexaglottis, Homeria, and Roggeveldia in Moraea (Iridaceae: Irideae). Novon 8:371-377.
  3. Loeuille, B. et al. 2003. Molecular phylogeny of genus Moraea (Iridaceae: Irideae): DNA sequences analysis. Acta Bot. Gallica 150:345-353.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 August 2020.