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.

Exact synonyms: Family Trilliaceae, Trillium Family
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales
Member holonyms: Genus Trillium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trilliaceae

Trifolium repens
Trifolium stoloniferum
Triga
Trigla lucerna
Triglidae
Triglinae
Triglochin
Triglochin maritima
Trigonella
Trigonella foenumgraecum
Trigonella ornithopodioides
Trikala
Trikonasana
Trilisa
Trilisa odoratissima
Trilliaceae (current term)
Trillium erectum
Trillium recurvatum
Trillium sessile
Trimorphodon
Trimorphodon lambda
Trimox
Trimurti
Trina
Trinectes
Trinectes maculatus
Tring
Tringa flavipes
Tringa melanoleuca
Tringa nebularia

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 ..."

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