genus Tofieldia


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Noun1.genus Tofieldia - genus of perennial herbs of cool temperate regions; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
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
false asphodel - a plant of the genus Tofieldia having linear chiefly basal leaves and small spicate flowers
Scotch asphodel, Tofieldia pusilla - false asphodel having spikes of white flowers; of mountainous regions of Europe