HyperDic: liliaceae

English > 1 sense of the word Liliaceae:
NOUNplantLiliaceae, family Liliaceae, lily familyincludes species sometimes divided among the following families
English > Liliaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningIncludes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae.
Synonymsfamily Liliaceae, lily family
Member ofLiliales, order LilialesAn order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
MembersAletris, genus Aletrissmall genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia
Alliaceae, family AlliaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Allium, genus Alliumlarge genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants
Aloeaceae, family Aloeaceae, aloe familyOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Alstroemeriaceae, family AlstroemeriaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Amianthum, genus AmianthumOne species
Anthericum, genus Anthericumgenus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs
Aphyllanthaceae, family AphyllanthaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Aphyllanthes, genus AphyllanthesOne species
Asparagaceae, family AsparagaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
Asphodelaceae, family AsphodelaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
Asphodeline, genus Asphodelinegenus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes
Asphodelus, genus Asphodelussmall genus of tall striking annuals or perennials with grasslike foliage and flowers in dense racemes or panicles
Bessera, genus Besserasmall genus of cormous perennials of Mexico
Blandfordia, genus Blandfordiasmall genus of tuberous Australian perennial herbs
Bloomeria, genus Bloomeriasmall genus of bulbous perennial herbs of southwestern United States and Mexico
Bowiea, genus Bowieasmall genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems
Calochortus, genus Calochortuslarge genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs
Camassia, genus Camassia, Quamassia, genus Quamassiagenus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
Colchicaceae, family ColchicaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Colchicum, genus Colchicumchiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs
Convallaria, genus Convallariasometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
Convallariaceae, family ConvallariaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Erythronium, genus Erythroniumperennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States
Fritillaria, genus Fritillariafritillary
Hemerocallidaceae, family HemerocallidaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Hemerocallis, genus Hemerocalliseast Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks
Hosta, genus Hosta, Funka, genus FunkaRobust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers
Hostaceae, family Hostaceae, Funkaceae, family FunkaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Hyacinthaceae, family HyacinthaceaeOne of many families or subfamilies in which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Hyacinthoides, genus Hyacinthoidessmall genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa
Lilium, genus Liliumtype genus of Liliaceae
Liriope, genus Liriopesometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
Maianthemum, genus Maianthemumsometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
Melanthiaceae, family MelanthiaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Muscari, genus Muscarisometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
Narthecium, genus Nartheciumbog asphodels
Ornithogalum, genus Ornithogalumsometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
Paris, genus Parissometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
Polygonatum, genus Polygonatumsometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae
Ruscaceae, family RuscaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Ruscus, genus RuscusA genus of European evergreen shrubs
Smilacaceae, subfamily SmilacaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Smilax, genus Smilaxsometimes placed in Smilacaceae
Tecophilaeacea, family TecophilaeaceaOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Tofieldia, genus Tofieldiagenus of perennial herbs of cool temperate regions
Tulipa, genus TulipaEurasian perennial bulbous herbs
Urginea, genus UrgineaMediterranean liliaceous plants
Uvulariaceae, subfamily UvulariaceaeOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
Veratrum, genus VeratrumA genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs
Xanthorrhoeaceae, family Xanthorrhoeaceae, grass tree familyOne of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
Xanthorroea, genus Xanthorroeagrass trees
Xerophyllum, genus Xerophyllumsmall genus of North American herbs having grasslike basal leaves
Zigadenus, genus Zigadenusgenus of mostly North American poisonous plants
asphodelAny of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera ... / genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
genus Agapanthussmall genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants
genus Albucagenus of bulbous plants of South Africa
genus Aloelarge genus of chiefly African liliaceous plants
genus Alstroemeriagenus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems
genus Asparaguslarge genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers
genus Aspidistragenus of eastern Asiatic herbs
genus Brodiaeagenus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers
genus Clintoniasometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
genus Gloriosasometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
genus Hyacinthussometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae as the type genus
genus Kniphofiagenus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves
genus Scillasometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae
liliaceous plantplant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Broaderliliid monocot familyfamily of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
Spanishliláceas, liliáceas
CatalanLiliaceae, liliàcies
Adjectivesliliaceousof or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Liliaceae

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