Colchicaceae


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Noun1.Colchicaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted: genera Colchicum and Gloriosa
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with 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
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glory lily), belonging to the Colchicaceae, has traditionally been used for various diseases and is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.
Entre las familias introducidas (especies), algunas ya naturalizadas, que no se tomaron en cuenta para los analisis, figuran Altingiaceae, Araucariaceae, Balsaminaceae, Casuarinaceae, Colchicaceae, Cupressaceae, Cycadaceae, Liliaceae, Moringaceae, Musaceae, Pandanaceae, Pedaliaceae, Pinaceae, Pittosporaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Saxifragaceae y Taxodiaceae.
More conspicuously monosymmetric are Alstroemeriaceae with monosymmetric nectar guides in Alstroemeria (Bayer, 1998), Colchicaceae with sharply angled style in Gloriosa (Werth, 1956; Endress, 1994, Nordenstam, 1998), Corsiaceae with a strongly monosymmetric perianth (Neinhuis & Ibisch, 1998), Liliaceae with a spur in one of the six tepals in Fritillaria sect.