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Noun1.Hemerocallidaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Hemerocallis
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with 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
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The plants are not true lilies but belong to their own small plant family, hemerocallidaceae. From Greek words meaning "day" and "beautiful," the name refers to the fact that each flower lasts but a day.
The genera of Hemerocallidaceae in the southeastern United States.
Agavaceae, Amaryllidaceae, Fumariaceae, Hemerocallidaceae,
Hemerocallidaceae [33], Orchidaceae [117], Rosaceae [219, 220],
Cycadaceae [211], Hemerocallidaceae [33], Orchidaceae [117],
pallidus (Graells) Rivas Goday ex Fernandez-Casas [63] Hemerocallidaceae Hemerocallis minor [33] Hemerocallis sp.