| Iridaceae, Dietes iridioides, Dietes, Babiana, Romulea|
Moraea, the Cape tulips, is a genus of plants in the family Iridaceae, first described as a genus in 1758. The group is widespread across Africa, the Mediterranean, and central and southwestern Asia. The genus name is a tribute to the English botanist Robert More.
Moraeas have iris-like flowers. The corms of some species have been used as food, though they usually are small, and some species are unpleasant and some are poisonous.
Some Moraea species are: