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amaryllis family

Definition of the noun amaryllis family

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noun

  1. snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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, ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

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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Small photo of Daffodil Narcissus is a genus of mainly hardy, mostly spring-flowering, bulbous perennials in the Amaryllis family, subfamily AmaryllidoideaeSmall photo of Daffodil Narcissus is a genus of mainly hardy, mostly spring-flowering, bulbous perennials in the Amaryllis family, subfamily AmaryllidoideaeSmall photo of Few-flowered Garlic (Allium paradoxum) flowers. Reproductive bulbils of this introduced plant to the UK in the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae)Small photo of Graceful white flowers of Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake) a small genus of bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae, with weeping habit bloom in late winter.Small photo of Graceful white flowers of Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake) a small genus of bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae, with weeping habit bloom in late winter.Small photo of Graceful white flowers of Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake) a small genus of bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae, with weeping habit bloom in late winter.Small photo of Graceful white flowers of Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake) a small genus of bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae, with weeping habit bloom in late winter. More...

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