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Noun1.Xanthorrhoeaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
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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Scrophulariaceae 15 Viola tricolor Violaceae 14 Paspalum notatum Poaceae 16 Neomarica northiana Iridaceae 18 Dietes iridioides Iridaceae 14 Pentas lanceolata Rubiaceae 16 Helianthus debilis Asteraceae 16 Neomarica caerulea Iridaceae 13 Hemerocallis fulva Xanthorrhoeaceae 18 Hibiscus coccineus Malvaceae 18 Agapanthus africanus Amaryllidaceae 20 Lantana montevidensis Verbenaceae 15 Stenotaphrum secundatum Poaceae 16 Odontonema strictum Acanthaceae 18 Euryops pectinatus Asteraceae 13 Brugsmania sp.
Some authors placed the dasypogonoids in Xanthorrhoeaceae, together with Lomandra Labill.
Aloe vera, believed to be of African origin, is a wonderful Xanthorrhoeaceae family species used in remedies against arthritis, or is consumed in the case of cancer.