HyperDic: subclass_liliidae

English > 1 sense of the expression subclass Liliidae:
NOUNplantsubclass Liliidae, Liliidaeone of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones
English > subclass Liliidae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningOne of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae.
Member ofMonocotyledones, class Monocotyledones, Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledonae, Liliopsida, class LiliopsidaComprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves
MembersLiliales, order LilialesAn order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
Orchidales, order OrchidalesOrder of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds
liliid monocot familyfamily of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae
liliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

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