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Definition of the noun liliaceae
What does liliaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Liliaceae: family Liliaceae / lily family
- 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
- liliaceous plant = plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
- genus Lilium / Lilium = type genus of Liliaceae
- genus Agapanthus = small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants
- genus Albuca = genus of bulbous plants of South Africa
- genus Aletris / Aletris = small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia
- family Alliaceae / Alliaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Allium / Allium = large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive
- family Aloeaceae / aloe family / Aloeaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Aloe = large genus of chiefly African liliaceous plants
- genus Kniphofia = genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves
- family Alstroemeriaceae / Alstroemeriaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Alstroemeria = genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems
- genus Amianthum / Amianthum = one species: fly poison
- genus Anthericum / Anthericum = genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs
- family Aphyllanthaceae / Aphyllanthaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Aphyllanthes / Aphyllanthes = one species; small fibrous-rooted perennial with rushlike foliage and deep blue flowers
- family Asparagaceae / Asparagaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae: includes genera Asparagus and sometimes Ruscus
- genus Asparagus = large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers
- family Asphodelaceae / Asphodelaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
- asphodel = any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
- genus Asphodeline / Asphodeline = genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus
- genus Asphodelus / Asphodelus = small genus of tall striking annuals or perennials with grasslike foliage and flowers in dense racemes or panicles; Mediterranean to Himalayas
- genus Aspidistra = genus of eastern Asiatic herbs
- genus Bessera / Bessera = small genus of cormous perennials of Mexico
- genus Blandfordia / Blandfordia = small genus of tuberous Australian perennial herbs
- genus Bloomeria / Bloomeria = small genus of bulbous perennial herbs of southwestern United States and Mexico
- genus Bowiea / Bowiea = small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems
- genus Brodiaea = genus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers
- genus Calochortus / Calochortus = large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs
- genus Quamassia / genus Camassia / Quamassia / Camassia = genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
- genus Erythronium / Erythronium = perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily
- genus Fritillaria / Fritillaria = fritillary
- genus Tulipa / Tulipa = Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs
- family Colchicaceae / Colchicaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted: genera Colchicum and Gloriosa
- genus Colchicum / Colchicum = chiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs
- genus Gloriosa = sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
- family Hemerocallidaceae / Hemerocallidaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Hemerocallis / Hemerocallis = east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks; cosmopolitan in cultivation: day lilies
- family Funkaceae / family Hostaceae / Funkaceae / Hostaceae = one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Funka / genus Hosta / Funka / Hosta = robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies
- family Hyacinthaceae / Hyacinthaceae = one of many families or subfamilies in which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Hyacinthus = sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae as the type genus
- genus Hyacinthoides / Hyacinthoides = small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa
- genus Ornithogalum / Ornithogalum = sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
- genus Muscari / Muscari = sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
- genus Scilla = sometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae
- genus Tofieldia / Tofieldia = genus of perennial herbs of cool temperate regions
- genus Urginea / Urginea = Mediterranean liliaceous plants
- genus Ruscus / Ruscus = a genus of European evergreen shrubs
- family Melanthiaceae / Melanthiaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted: includes Aletris; Narthecium
- genus Narthecium / Narthecium = bog asphodels
- genus Veratrum / Veratrum = a genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs
- family Ruscaceae / Ruscaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- family Tecophilaeacea / Tecophilaeacea = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Xerophyllum / Xerophyllum = small genus of North American herbs having grasslike basal leaves: squaw grass
- family Xanthorrhoeaceae / grass tree family / Xanthorrhoeaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Xanthorroea / Xanthorroea = grass trees
- genus Zigadenus / Zigadenus = genus of mostly North American poisonous plants
- genus Paris / Paris = sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
- subfamily Smilacaceae / Smilacaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Smilax / Smilax = sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
- family Convallariaceae / Convallariaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
- genus Convallaria / Convallaria = sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley
- genus Clintonia = sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
- genus Liriope / Liriope = sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf
- genus Maianthemum / Maianthemum = sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley
- genus Polygonatum / Polygonatum = sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae
- subfamily Uvulariaceae / Uvulariaceae = one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
Phrases with Liliaceae
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Monthly Bulletins (1905)
The Liliaceae is an order of monocotyledonous plants which is characterized by the regular and symmetrical and almost hexandrous flowers and by leaves in which the nerves are parallel. Many genera of highly ornamental garden flowers ...
Liliaceae is an order in which, as a general rule, the distinction between allied species cannot be investigated satisfactorily with dried specimens. Unfortunately for the object 350 MR. J. G. BAKEB ON LILIACE.E.
The order Liliaceae is the great bulb-bearing order. A corm (Fig. 275) has a thick, large, central axis, and only one layer of scales. A corm bears buds only at one point. The Crocus is a familiar example, icopitog (kormos), trunk. A tuber, as in ...
by Ronald J. Taylor
Two- Leaved Senna LILY FAMILY Liliaceae Liliaceae is a large family, with worldwide.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Bulbinopsis Borzi Asphodelaceae (Liliaceae) 371...
(Liliaceae). Origins: Greek bolbine, bolbos "a bulb, onion," Sanskrit pul "to accumulate, to gather," Latin bulbine, es, old name used by Plinius for a species of little onion or bulb; see ...
Phytochemical Dictionary (1998)
A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss
hyrcanus (Liliaceae). Used in the treatment of haemorrhoids. Ruscosides A and B, which are partly identified glycosides ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
closely folded over one another, Allium, Galanthus, liliaceae, Lilium, Oxalis. Common in dry climates. Bulbil, a little bulb, usu. in place of a fl. in the infL, Agave, Allium, Cardamine, ...
by John Christopher Willis
Liliaceae (iv). 3 sp.
A Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)
Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith
a bulbous plant of the Lily family (Liliaceae), native of this country, abounding in some parts of the southern counties, especially about Bath, where the young flower-stalks are collected, ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Liliaceae (order Liliales) A monocotyledon family of perennial geophytes with bulbs or rhizomes, and alternate, usually sessile, sometimes sheathing leaves. Flowers often large, actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic, bisexual, with 6 free ...
by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez
Liliaceae. “Cebolla”, 'Onion'. Surely an acquired remedy, the Rio Tapajos natives eat raw onions to lower cholesterol (BDS). (Fig. 9) Allium хат /ат L. Liliaceae. "Ajo", 'Garlic'. Chopped cloves applied to mange (FEO).
by J. Buckingham
lobelianum ( Liliaceae).
by Andrew Chevallier
(Liliaceae). Star. Grass,. True. Unicorn. Root,. Colic. Root. Description Perennial growing to 3 ft (1 m). Has a flowering stem, smooth lance-shaped leaves, and white bell-shaped flowers that appear to be covered with frost. Habitat & Cultivation ...
by Walter P. Wright
Liliaceae).—The ordinary Asparagus of the kitchen garden is sometimes pressed into service for ornamental purposes in its season, ...
Encyclopaedia britannica (1911)
a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm
LILIACEAE, in botany, a natural order of Monocotyledons belonging to the series Lilii florae, and generally regarded as representing the typical order of Monocotyledons. The plants art generally perennial herbs growing from a bulb or rhizome, ...
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Liliaceae - 6 showy tepals, ovaries superior, 6 anthers.
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- Lilium formosanum (Liliaceae)
South Africa. Suburb of Pietermaritzburg.
Indigenous and naturally endemic to Taiwan, now naturalized in eastern and southern Africa, Australia (where considered a noxious weed)
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- Fritillaria ruthenica (Liliaceae)
Moscow area, Serpukhovo region, close to Nikiforovo village
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- Allium ericetorum (Liliaceae)
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