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Noun1.Dracaenaceae - one of two subfamilies to which some classification systems assign some members of the Agavaceae
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Agavaceae, agave family, family Agavaceae, sisal family - chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
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Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), also known in Mexico as "picudo negro" (black weevil), is becoming a major pest of Agavaceae, Asparagaceae, and Dracaenaceae worldwide.
El picudo del agave, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, es considerado un especialista en sus habitos alimentarios, ya que solo utiliza plantas pertenecientes a las familias Agavaceae y Dracaenaceae.
It is considered a specialist in its feeding habits, because it only attacks a few species within the families Agavaceae and Dracaenaceae.