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Definition of the noun amaryllis family
What does amaryllis family mean as a name of something?
- snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Agapanthaceae / family Agapanthaceae / Alliaceae / family Alliaceae / Brunsvigiaceae / family Brunsvigiaceae / Cepaceae / family Cepaceae / Cyrtanthaceae / family Cyrtanthaceae / Galanthaceae / family Galanthaceae / Gethyllidaceae / family Gethyllidaceae / Gilliesiaceae / family Gilliesiaceae / Haemanthaceae / family Haemanthaceae / Hymenocallis georgiana / species Hymenocallis georgiana / Leucojaceae / family Leucojaceae / Milulaceae / family Milulaceae / Narcissaceae / family Narcissaceae / Oporanthaceae / family Oporanthaceae / Pancratiaceae / family Pancratiaceae / Strumariaceae / family Strumariaceae / Tulbaghiaceae / family Tulbaghiaceae / Zephyranthaceae / family Zephyranthaceae / Amaryllidaceae
- synonym of amaryllis family: family Amaryllidaceae
- more generic term: liliid monocot family = family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
- member of: Liliales / order Liliales = an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
- amaryllis = bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers
- genus Amaryllis = type genus of the Amaryllidaceae
- genus Bomarea / Bomarea = large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers
- genus Haemanthus / Haemanthus = genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
- genus Hippeastrum = bulbous flowering plants of tropical America
- genus Narcissus = Old World perennial bulbous herbs
- genus Strekelia / Strekelia = a monocotyledonous genus of the amaryllis family
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by Robert Alan Lewis
Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family). a family of perennial plants with bulbs, corms or rhizomes. Many contain toxic, usually emetic, alkaloids (e.g., lycorine). and some are toxic to livestock. The bulbous members of the family (e.g., daffodils, ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae. Amaryllis contains a single species, native to South Africa, that is grown for its showy, funnel- shaped blooms, which are borne in late summer and fall. The blooms are produced in umbels of 6 to 12 fragrant ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family). a family of perennial plants with bulbs, corms or rhizomes. Many contain toxic, usually emetic, alkaloids (e.g., lycorine) and some are toxic to livestock. amaryllis amblyopia The bulbous members of the family ...
AMARYLLiDACEi«, the Amaryllis Family. Perianth petaloid, regular, six-cleft, the outer segment overlapping the inner. Stamens six, inserted in the perianth, sometimes cohering by the dilated bases, and forming a kind of cup ; occasionally ...
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
—ungernia This little-known member of the Amaryllis Family is allegedtohave psychoactive or even hallucinogenic effects ( Farnsworth1972,68*). The biologically active alkaloid ungminorine was discovered in ...
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