HyperDic: liliopsid_family

English > 1 sense of the expression liliopsid family:
NOUNplantliliopsid family, monocot familyfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
English > liliopsid family: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed.
Synonymmonocot family
Member ofDicotyledones, class Dicotyledones, Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledonae, Magnoliopsida, class MagnoliopsidaComprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves
NarrowerAcoraceae, subfamily AcoraceaeUsed in some classifications for the genus Acorus which is usually assigned to Araceae
Alismataceae, family Alismataceae, water-plantain familyperennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
Araceae, family Araceae, arum familyanthurium
Bromeliaceae, family Bromeliaceae, pineapple familyA family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance
Burmanniaceae, family Burmanniaceaefamily of chiefly tropical herbs with basal leaves like bracts and small flowers
Cannaceae, family Cannaceaecoextensive with the genus Canna
Commelinaceae, family Commelinaceae, spiderwort familylarge widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers
Cyperaceae, family Cyperaceae, sedge familybulrush
Eriocaulaceae, family Eriocaulaceae, pipewort familychiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs
Gramineae, family Gramineae, Graminaceae, family Graminaceae, Poaceae, family Poaceae, grass familyThe grasses
Haemodoraceae, family Haemodoraceae, bloodwort familySome genera placed in family Liliaceae
Hydrocharitaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharidaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit familysimple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants
Juncaceae, family Juncaceae, rush familytufted herbs resembling grasses
Lemnaceae, family Lemnaceae, duckweed familyfamily of small free-floating thalloid plants
Marantaceae, family Marantaceae, arrowroot familyTropical perennial herbs with usually starchy rhizomes
Mayacaceae, family MayacaceaeA monocotyledonous family of bog plants of order Xyridales
Musaceae, family Musaceae, banana familytreelike tropical Asian herbs
Naiadaceae, family Naiadaceae, Najadaceae, family Najadaceae, naiad familymonotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers
Orchidaceae, family Orchidaceae, orchid familyenormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks / rootstocks and unusual flowers
Palmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm familychiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves
Pandanaceae, family Pandanaceae, screw-pine familyfamily of woody plants of the order Pandanales including pandanus
Pontederiaceae, family Pontederiaceae, pickerelweed familyaquatic or bog plants
Potamogetonaceae, family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed familyplants that grow in ponds and slow streams
Rapateaceae, family RapateaceaeSouth American herbs somewhat resembling members of the Juncaceae
Scheuchzeriaceae, family Scheuchzeriaceae, Juncaginaceae, family Juncaginaceae, arrow-grass familyA family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales
Sparganiaceae, family Sparganiaceae, bur-reed familycoextensive with the genus Sparganium
Strelitziaceae, family Strelitziaceae, strelitzia familywoody plants with erect stems of tropical South America and South Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar
Typhaceae, family Typhaceae, cattail familyperennial marsh plants with creeping rootstocks / rootstocks and long linear leaves
Xyridaceae, family Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass familyplants of tropical to temperate regions
Zannichelliaceae, family ZannichelliaceaeAlternative classification for some genera included in Potamogetonaceae
Zingiberaceae, family Zingiberaceae, ginger familyA family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
Zosteraceae, family Zosteraceae, eelgrass familyUsed in some classifications
liliid monocot familyfamily of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

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