Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aphyllanthes - one species; small fibrous-rooted perennial with rushlike foliage and deep blue flowers; sometimes placed in its own family Aphyllanthaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
References in periodicals archive ?
Further, the ultrastructural studies of the monocot meristems seem to have been confined to a single report on Aphyllanthes monspeliensis, demonstrating that the active cambial cells are highly vacuolated with protein bodies seen occasionally in the vacuoles (Chakroun & Hebant, 1983).
Asparagales Iridaceae Aristeoideae Aristea Nivenioideae Klattia Nivenia Schizostylis Witsenia Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoeoideae Xanthorrhoea Asphodeloideae Aloe Gasteria Haworthia Trachyandra Asparagaceae Aphyllanthoideae Aphyllanthes Agavoideae Agave Beaucarnea Calibanus Chlorophytum Dasylirion Dracaena Furcraea Hesperaloe Hesperoyucca Nolina Pleomele Thysanotus Yucca Lomandroideae Cordyline Lomandra
Notes on the anatomy of Aphyllanthes (Liliaceae) and