Definition of Family 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trilliaceae
Literary usage of Family Trilliaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany by Amos Arthur Heller (1907)
"It grows on damp hillsides, especially on northerly slopes, usually about thickets, along fences, or in ravines. It is a member of the family Trilliaceae, ..."