Definition of Liliales
1. Noun. An order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Member holonyms: Family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, Rush Family, Dioscoreaceae, Family Dioscoreaceae, Yam Family, Bloodwort Family, Family Haemodoraceae, Haemodoraceae, Family Iridaceae, Iridaceae, Iris Family, Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllis Family, Family Amaryllidaceae, Family Hypoxidaceae, Hypoxidaceae, Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family, Family Trilliaceae, Trilliaceae, Trillium Family, Family Taccaceae, Taccaceae, Agavaceae, Agave Family, Family Agavaceae, Sisal Family
Group relationships: Liliidae, Subclass Liliidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liliales
Literary usage of Liliales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"47) have a flower structure derived from that of the liliales. ... the clusters of small flowers, which are evidently derived from those of the liliales. ..."
2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"THE liliales OF IOWA. By TJ Fitzpatrick. The order liliales consists of monocotyledonous plants, having for the most part regular and complete flowers, ..."
3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"THE liliales OP IOWA. By TJ Fitzpatrick. The order liliales consists of monocotyledonous plants, having for the most part regular and complete flowers, ..."
4. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"The liliales are midway in the series, having attained a ... The genetic connection between liliales and ..."
5. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"The epigynous form of flower, too, becomes the unvarying one, while in the liliales it is only noticeable in a few sections like the irises and ..."