Definition of Amaryllis family

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amaryllis Family

amarettos
amarillite
amarine
amaritude
amaritudes
amarna
amaro
amaroid
amaroidal
amarone
amarones
amarum
amaryllidaceous
amaryllideous
amaryllis
amaryllis family (current term)
amaryllises
amas
amasake
amasi
amasthenic

Literary usage of Amaryllis family

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"amaryllis family. 3 or rootstocks, scapose or sometimes leafy stems and usually narrow and entire Perennial herbs (some tropical species woody or even ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... amaryllis family. Chiefly perennial and glabrous herbs, with leaves and scape from a bulb, corm, etc., the leaves nerved from the base, and rarely with ..."

3. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan (1917)
"... adapted itself to please its benefactors, the little green flesh-flies so commonly seen about untidy butcher shops in summer. amaryllis family ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... amaryllis family. Chiefly perennial and glabrous herbs, with leaves and scape from a bulb, corm, etc., the leaves nerved from the base, and rarely with ..."

5. Tropical Fibres: Their Production and Economic Extraction by Ephraim George Squier (1863)
"1st, the Agave or amaryllis family; 2d, the Bromelia or pineapple family; 3d, ... I.—AGAVE, OB amaryllis family. Many of the'plants belonging to this family ..."

6. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"In general the members of the amaryllis family spring from bulbs and bear beautiful, highly- colored flowers, many of which are highly prized in gardens and ..."

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