Definition of Genus asphodeline
1. Noun. Genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Jacob's Rod, Asphodeline Lutea, King's Spear, Yellow Asphodel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Asphodeline
Literary usage of Genus asphodeline
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"In 1830, Reichenbach made the new genus Asphodeline for A. lútea and others. The only species advertised in America Is A. luteus, but all those described ..."