Definition of Liliaceous plant
1. Noun. Plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber.
Specialized synonyms: Lily, Agapanthus, Lily Of The Nile, Albuca, Colic Root, Colicroot, Crow Corn, Star Grass, Unicorn Root, Alliaceous Plant, Alstroemeria, Amianthum Muscaetoxicum, Amianthum Muscitoxicum, Fly Poison, Anthericum Liliago, Saint-bernard's-lily, Amber Lily, Anthericum Torreyi, Asphodel, Bloomeria Crocea, Golden Star, Golden Stars, Brodiaea, Mariposa, Mariposa Lily, Mariposa Tulip, Fairy Lantern, Globe Lily, Cat's-ear, Calochortus Nuttallii, Sego Lily, Camas, Camash, Camass, Camosh, Quamash, Dog's-tooth Violet, Dogtooth, Dogtooth Violet, Avalanche Lily, Erythronium Montanum, Tulip, Day Lily, Daylily, Hyacinth, Bluebell, Harebell, Hyacinthoides Nonscripta, Scilla Nonscripta, Wild Hyacinth, Wood Hyacinth, Grape Hyacinth, Scilla, Squill, False Asphodel, Sea Onion, Sea Squill, Squill, Urginea Maritima, Bog Asphodel, False Hellebore, Hellebore, Bear Grass, Squaw Grass, Xerophyllum Tenax, Death Camas, Zigadene, Trillium, Wake-robin, Wood Lily, Convallaria Majalis, Lily Of The Valley, May Lily, Clinton's Lily, Clintonia, Lily Turf, Lilyturf, Liriope Muscari, False Lily Of The Valley, Maianthemum Canadense, False Lily Of The Valley, Maianthemum Bifolium, Solomon's-seal
Generic synonyms: Bulbous Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liliaceous Plant
Literary usage of Liliaceous plant
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1. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"Nodding wake-robin, a liliaceous plant, a native of New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan, etc. It is reputed to be astringent, tonic, and antiseptic. ..."
2. Reports on Trade at the Treaty Ports by China Hai guan zong shui wu si shu (1880)
"... is the root-of a liliaceous plant cultivated in Szechwan, which is in great repute for the treatment of several diseases, but more especially fevers and ..."
3. Notes on Some Fijian Insects by Frederick Muir (1906)
"... two feed on Astelia (a liliaceous plant): ... (another liliaceous plant): monograma; one feeds on leaves of various species of beans: ..."
4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"It is a liliaceous plant, growing all along the Bay of Bengal, around Ceylon, Java and the coast of China. ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"... excepting certain lignified cells which become incorporated in the haustoria. So also in this liliaceous plant, better known to many as ..."
6. Biennial Report by South Dakota, California State Board of Horticulture, State Athletic Commission (1890)
"Nolina Parryi, a large, liliaceous plant, is another of our desert perennials worthy of attention—equally as ornamental as the yucca. ..."