Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
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Iberis /aɪˈbɪərɪs/, commonly called candytuft, is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae. It comprises annuals, evergreen perennials and subshrubs native to the Old World. The name "candytuft" is not related to candy, but derives from Candia, the former name of Iraklion on the Island of Crete. In the language of flowers, the candytuft symbolizes indifference. © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
3.45%1 of 29 accepted Species
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
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Connected data sources
This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility