Definition of Trilliaceae
1. Noun. Small family of herbs having flowers with 3 petals and 3 sepals; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales
Member holonyms: Genus Trillium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trilliaceae
Literary usage of Trilliaceae
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)
"Trilliaceae Lindi. Nat. Syst. ed. 2, 347. 1836. WAKE-ROBIN FAMILY. sometimes solitary long-petioled ones are borne on the rootstock. ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"B. 53) Trilliaceae. (G.. B.) Bromeliaceae. (G. 265. B. 238) Commelinaceae. (G. 264. ... B.) Trilliaceae. (G.. B.) Juncaceae (G. 267. B. 244) Liliaceae. (G.. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1852)
"The same member read a paper on the Peculiar Acid Principle of the Natural Order Trilliaceae. (See page 36.) Prof. Guthrie announced the decease of our late ..."