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Noun1.Amaryllidaceae - snowdropAmaryllidaceae - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
amaryllis - bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers
genus Amaryllis - type genus of the Amaryllidaceae; bulbous flowering plants of southern Africa
Bomarea, genus Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
genus Haemanthus, Haemanthus - genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
genus Hippeastrum - bulbous flowering plants of tropical America
genus Narcissus - Old World perennial bulbous herbs
genus Strekelia, Strekelia - a monocotyledonous genus of the amaryllis family
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Generally Amaryllidaceae plants including Narcissus, Galanthus, Lycoris, and Leucojum species are used for extraction of galantamine.
Common name Scientific name Plant family Lavender Lavandula angustifolia Lamiaceae Onion Allium cepa Amaryllidaceae Flaxseed Linum usitatissimum Linaceae Caraway Carum carvi Umbelliferae Saad (Brown galingale) Cyperus fuscus Cyperaceae Common name Plant part Lavender Flowers Onion Bulbs Flaxseed Seeds Caraway Seeds Saad (Brown galingale) Seeds Table 2.
Amaryllidaceae is a monocotyledon family which is formed by about 85 genera and 1100 species comprising mostly tropical or subtropical plants.
This plant hails from South Africa and belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family, whilst in another bed, bulbs of Sternbergia lutea, also from the same family, shot up and gave me much pleasure watching these crocus-like plants show off their pretty golden flowers, until the heavy storms mid-month!
Davis (Amaryllidaceae) on human breast cancer cell lines MCF-7 and MDA-MB 231.
Codonoprasum (Amaryllidaceae) from Turkey and its taxonomic position among allied species.
(Amaryllidaceae family) grows wild in sandy coastal habitats of the Mediterranean.
The Amaryllidaceae family contains 1310 species which are widely distributed, and Crinum is an important genus of this family [12].