Definition of Asparagaceae

1. Noun. One of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae: includes genera Asparagus and sometimes Ruscus.

Exact synonyms: Family Asparagaceae
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asparagaceae

Asio otus
Ask-Upmark
Askanazy
Askanazy cell
Aslan
Asman
Asmara
Asmera
Asmodæus
Asmonean
Asmoneans
Asn
Aspadana
Aspalathus cedcarbergensis
Aspalathus linearis
Asparagaceae (current term)
Asparagus asparagoides
Asparagus officinales
Asparagus plumosus
Asparagus setaceous
AspectJ
Aspen
Asperger's
Asperger's syndrome
Asperger's syndromes
Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndromes
Aspergerian
Aspergerians
Aspergillaceae

Literary usage of Asparagaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"... the Dioscoreaceae and Asparagaceae, the mother cells of the tracheary elements are multinucleate. —ECJEFFREY. L. GUIGNARD™ has added certain Solanaceae ..."

2. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"The description is reproduced in Mr. JG Baker's monograph on the "Asparagaceae," published in the "Journal of the Lin- ..."

3. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society by Royal Society of South Africa (1878)
"*Revision of the Genera and Species of Asparagaceae. In Journ. Linn. Soc., vol. xvi. London, 1875. 8vo. pp. 5O8—632 with 4 plates (xvn.—xx.). Libr. ..."

4. The Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society by South African Philosophical Society (1880)
"*Revision of the Genera and Species of Asparagaceae. In Joum. Linn. Soc., vol. xvi. London, 1875. 8vo, pp. SOS—632 with 4 plates (xvn.—xx.). Libr. ..."

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