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Order Asparagales.

related links…........... Botanical Classification

Botanical orders speak to our current view of plant evolution: Until relatively recently the Iris family (Iridaceae) was thought to be related to the lily family (Liliaceae) in what was a large order Liliales. But new information on the biochemistry of Irises has indicated a closer affinity to orchids (family Orchidaceae) and asparagus (family Asparagaceae) and they all are now included in the Order Asparagales. For a current update on the taxonomy one can go to https://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/ -"Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]."

 

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