Definition of Melanthiaceae

1. Noun. One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted: includes Aletris; Narthecium; Veratrum.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanthiaceae

Melanerpes
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Melanesia
Melanesian
Melanesians
Melanie
Melanie Klein
Melanitta
Melanitta nigra
Melanochroi
Melanogrammus
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Melanoplus
Melanotis
Melanotis caerulescens
Melanthiaceae (current term)
Melastoma malabathricum
Melastomaceae
Melastomataceae
Melb
Melba
Melba toast
Melbourne
Melbournite
Melbournites
Melburnian
Melburnians
Melchior
Melchior syndrome
Melchiors

Literary usage of Melanthiaceae

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1913)
"A tuberous-rooted climbing vine belonging to the family Melanthiaceae, and growing in the Kalahari region and in the vicinity of Durban in South Africa. ..."

2. Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants: A Book of Valuable Information for by Arthur Robert Harding (1908)
"... family (Melanthiaceae.) The male plant grows to a height of from 1J to 2J feet, and the female plant is sometimes 4 feet tall and is also more leafy. ..."

3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1919)
"Melanthiaceae. Bunch-flower family. Flowers solitary, terminal or opposite the leaves; basal leaves undeveloped; capsule breaking midway between the septa; ..."

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