Definition of Convallariaceae
1. Noun. One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convallariaceae
Literary usage of Convallariaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principal poisonous plants of the United States by Victor King Chesnut (1898)
"... VALLEY FAMILY (convallariaceae). LILY OP THE VALLEY. Convallaria nía/alie L. Other names: May lily; May blossom. (Fig. 4.) Description and habitat. ..."
2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... Colchicaceae, convallariaceae, Coniferae, and Isoetaceae, i2. The decidedly arctic Spitzbergen possesses, according to Nathorst, 192 species belonging ..."
3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... range extension from Pinaleno Mts. New record for Mexico (Polygonaceae) Smilacina racemosa (convallariaceae) Smilacina stellata (convallariaceae) ..."