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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Liliidae
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Sisyrinchieae
Genus: Orthrosanthus
Species: O. acorifolius - O. chimboracensis - O. exsertus - O.laxus - O. monadelphus - O. muelleri - O.multiflorus - O. occissapungus - O. polystachyus


Orthrosanthus Sweet

Type species: O. multiflorus Sweet


* Fl. Australasica t.11 (1827)
* Cooke, D.A. (1986) Orthrosanthus. Fl. Austral. 46:10-13.
* Henrich, J.E. & Goldblatt, P. (1987) A review of the new world species of Orthrosanthus Sweet (Iridaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74:577-582.

Orthrosanthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Iridaceae. It can be seen in Australia, Central and South America. The genus name is derived from the Greek words orthros, meaning "morning", and anthos, meaning "flower".[1]

Species include:

* Orthrosanthus laxus (Endl.) Benth. (Morning Iris)
* Orthrosanthus muelleri Benth.
* Orthrosanthus multiflorus Sweet (Morning Iris)
* Orthrosanthus polystachyus Benth. (Many-spike Orthrosanthus)


1. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 216–19. ISBN 0-88192-897-6.

* Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. "Orthrosanthus". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi-bin/apni?TAXON_NAME=ORTHROSANTHUS. Retrieved 2007-09-10.
* "Orthrosanthus". FloraBase. Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Western Australia. http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/22373.

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