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Related to Bomarea: Bomarea edulis, Bomarea salsilla
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Noun1.Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Amaryllidaceae, amaryllis family, family Amaryllidaceae - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
Bomarea edulis, salsilla - tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America
Bomarea salsilla, salsilla - tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia
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Dicotiledoneas 4 Alstroemeriaceae Bomarea caldasiana Herb.
ACANTHACEAE: Aphelandra runcinata (202, Ab, S); Blechum pyramidatum (201, Ab, N); ACTINIDIACEAE: Saurauia ursina (203, Ab, S); AMARYLLIDACEAE: Bomarea bredemeyerana (403, Eh, N); Bomarea diffracta (402, Eh, N); Bomarea patinii (404, Eh, S); ANACARDIACEAE: Mauria heterophylla (205, Ar, S); Mauria sp (204, Ab, Na); APOCYNACEAE: Blepharodon grandiflorum (218, Eh, N); Cynanchum sp1 (216, Eh, Na); Cynanchum sp2 (217, Eh, Na); AQUIFOLIACEAE: Ilex danielis (206, Ab, S); Ilex laurina (207, Ar, S); Ilex nervosa (208, Ar, S); ARACEAE: Anthurium caucanum (396, Ht, S); Anthurium cupreum (395, Ht, S); Anthurium longegeniculatum (399, Ht, S); Anthurium microspadix (397, Ht, S); Anthurium nigrescens (394, Ep, S); Anthurium scandens (400, Ht, S); Anthurium sec.
Asteraceae), Bomarea longipes Baker (Alstroemeriaceae), Pitcairnia truncata L.
Division Magnoliophyta Clase Liliopsida Alstroemeriaceae Bomarea hirtella (Kunth) Herb.
Characteristic species: Bomarea brachysepala, Bomarea uncifolia, Chuquiraga jussieui, Gaultheria manigera, Gaultheria tomentosa, Lupinus interflorens, Puya eryngioides, Puya nitida.
Ezcurra (8) Alstroemeriaceae Bomarea macrocephala Pax (13) Alliaceae Schickendantziella trichosepala (Speg.
Bomarea dulcis, Commelina elliptica, Juncus pallescens, Oxalis pachyrriza, Bouteloua simplex, Poa annua, Cantua buxifolia, Cantua tomentosa, Polygonum aviculare, Cyperus hermafroditus, Urtica urens se encuentran ausentes en el cerro Chiani.
Some arboreal and shrub species of the genera Acacia, Chusquea, Clusia, Cecropia, Hedyiosmum, Heliconia, Podocarpus and Weinmannia, and herbaceous species of the genera Bomarea, Carex, Oreobolus; as well as lichens and many species of orchids and bromeliads are present in the area (Foster 1985, 1986).
Familia / Especies Nombre vulgar Elaboracion Cesteria de papel Acanthaceae Hypoestes phyllostachya Abrecaminos Justicia chlorostachya Azul Jacobinia colorifera Azul Trichantera gigantea Nacedero Adoxaceae Viburnum lehmannii Bodoquero Sambucus nigra Sauco Alstroemeriaceae Bomarea hirsuta Cortapicos Bomarea multiflora Cortapicos Bomarea andreana Cortapicos Amaranthaceae Beta vulgaris Remolacha Celosia argentea var.
Within the clade of Monocots, Carludovica drudei and Bomarea chiriquina, which belong to Liliales and Pandanales, respectively, were placed as sisters while Costus pulverulentus and Calathea lutea were settled in nearby clades.