Definition of Family Liliaceae

1. Noun. Includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae.

Exact synonyms: Liliaceae, Lily Family
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales
Member holonyms: Liliaceous Plant, Genus Lilium, Lilium, Genus Agapanthus, Genus Albuca, Aletris, Genus Aletris, Alliaceae, Family Alliaceae, Allium, Genus Allium, Aloe Family, Aloeaceae, Family Aloeaceae, Genus Aloe, Genus Kniphofia, Alstroemeriaceae, Family Alstroemeriaceae, Genus Alstroemeria, Amianthum, Genus Amianthum, Anthericum, Genus Anthericum, Aphyllanthaceae, Family Aphyllanthaceae, Aphyllanthes, Genus Aphyllanthes, Asparagaceae, Family Asparagaceae, Genus Asparagus, Asphodelaceae, Family Asphodelaceae, Asphodel, Asphodeline, Genus Asphodeline, Asphodelus, Genus Asphodelus, Genus Aspidistra, Bessera, Genus Bessera, Blandfordia, Genus Blandfordia, Bloomeria, Genus Bloomeria, Bowiea, Genus Bowiea, Genus Brodiaea, Calochortus, Genus Calochortus, Camassia, Genus Camassia, Genus Quamassia, Quamassia, Erythronium, Genus Erythronium, Fritillaria, Genus Fritillaria, Genus Tulipa, Tulipa, Colchicaceae, Family Colchicaceae, Colchicum, Genus Colchicum, Genus Gloriosa, Family Hemerocallidaceae, Hemerocallidaceae, Genus Hemerocallis, Hemerocallis, Family Funkaceae, Family Hostaceae, Funkaceae, Hostaceae, Funka, Genus Funka, Genus Hosta, Hosta, Family Hyacinthaceae, Hyacinthaceae, Genus Hyacinthus, Genus Hyacinthoides, Hyacinthoides, Genus Ornithogalum, Ornithogalum, Genus Muscari, Muscari, Genus Scilla, Genus Tofieldia, Tofieldia, Genus Urginea, Urginea, Genus Ruscus, Ruscus, Family Melanthiaceae, Melanthiaceae, Genus Narthecium, Narthecium, Genus Veratrum, Veratrum, Family Ruscaceae, Ruscaceae, Family Tecophilaeacea, Tecophilaeacea, Genus Xerophyllum, Xerophyllum, Family Xanthorrhoeaceae, Grass Tree Family, Xanthorrhoeaceae, Genus Xanthorroea, Xanthorroea, Genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus, Genus Paris, Paris, Smilacaceae, Subfamily Smilacaceae, Genus Smilax, Smilax, Convallariaceae, Family Convallariaceae, Convallaria, Genus Convallaria, Genus Clintonia, Genus Liriope, Liriope, Genus Maianthemum, Maianthemum, Genus Polygonatum, Polygonatum, Subfamily Uvulariaceae, Uvulariaceae
Derivative terms: Liliaceous

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Liliaceae

family Leiopelmatidae
family Leitneriaceae
family Lemnaceae
family Lemuridae
family Lennoaceae
family Lentibulariaceae
family Lepadidae
family Lepidobotryaceae
family Lepidodendraceae
family Lepiotaceae
family Lepismatidae
family Lepisosteidae
family Leporidae
family Leptodactylidae
family Leptotyphlopidae
family Liliaceae (current term)
family Limacidae
family Limulidae
family Linaceae
family Liopelmidae
family Liparidae
family Liparididae
family Lithodidae
family Littorinidae
family Loasaceae
family Lobeliaceae
family Lobotidae
family Locustidae
family Loganiaceae
family Lomariopsidaceae

Literary usage of Family Liliaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"The lily family (liliaceae).—Trillium grandiflorum which we employed as a representative of the monocotyledons in the morphology of the angiosperms, ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... example, Juncus), with many species, plants of usually swamp habit. The lily family (Liliaceae, examples: Lilium, Allium = Onion, Erythronium, Yucca). ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The lily family (Liliaceae, examples: Lilium, Allium = Onion, Erythronium, Yucca). The iris family (Iridaceae, examples: Iris, the blue-flag, fleur-de-lis, ..."

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