liliaceous plant


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Noun1.liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuberliliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
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
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
agapanthus, lily of the Nile - any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers
albuca - any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers; South Africa
colic root, colicroot, crow corn, star grass, unicorn root - any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
alstroemeria - any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers
Amianthum muscaetoxicum, Amianthum muscitoxicum, fly poison - all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae
Anthericum liliago, Saint-Bernard's-lily - southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers
amber lily, Anthericum torreyi - plant having basal grasslike leaves and a narrow open cluster of starlike yellowish-orange flowers atop a leafless stalk; southwestern United States; only species of Anthericum growing in North America
asphodel - any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
Bloomeria crocea, golden star, golden stars - California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
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
mariposa, mariposa lily, mariposa tulip - any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having tulip-shaped flowers with 3 sepals and 3 petals; southwestern United States and Mexico
fairy lantern, globe lily - any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg-shaped flowers
cat's-ear - any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears
Calochortus nuttallii, sego lily - perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity; eastern Montana and western North Dakota south to northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico
camas, camash, camass, camosh, quamash - any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
dog's-tooth violet, dogtooth, dogtooth violet - perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
avalanche lily, Erythronium montanum - perennial herb having large white flowers marked with orange; found near the snow line in the northwestern United States
tulip - any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower
daylily, day lily - any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day
hyacinth - any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs
grape hyacinth - any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapes
scilla, squill - an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers
false asphodel - a plant of the genus Tofieldia having linear chiefly basal leaves and small spicate flowers
sea onion, sea squill, Urginea maritima, squill - having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
bog asphodel - either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions
false hellebore, hellebore - perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic rhizomes
squaw grass, Xerophyllum tenax, bear grass - plant of western North America having woody rhizomes and tufts of stiff grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white flowers
death camas, zigadene - any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous