genus Brodiaea


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Noun1.genus Brodiaea - genus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
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
brodiaea - any of several plants of the genus Brodiaea having basal grasslike leaves and globose flower heads on leafless stems resembling those of genus Allium
Brodiaea elegans, elegant brodiaea - brodiaea having an umbel of violet or blue-violet flowers atop a leafless stalk; northern Oregon to southern California