Hostaceae


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Noun1.Hostaceae - one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Hosta
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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In several families a slight monosymmetry is present in the form of sigmoidal curvature of the floral tube and/or pollination organs; this is true for a number of Agapanthaceae (Kubitzki, 1998a), Agavaceae (Verhoek, 1998), Amaryllidaceae (Vochting, 1886; Church, 1908; Correll & Correll, 1982; Meerow & Snijman, 1998; Meerow, 2010), Anthericaceae (Conran, 1998), Asphodelaceaae (Vochting, 1886; Correll & Correll, 1982; Smith & Van Wyk, 1998), Blandfordiaceae (Clifford & Conran, 1998), Convallariaceae (Conran & Tamura, 1998), Doryanthaceae (Clifford, 1998), Hemeroeallidaceae (Vochting, 1886; Clifford et al., 1998), Hostaceae (Vochting, 1886; Kubitzki, 1998b), Iridaceae (mainly Ixioideae; Goldblatt et al., 1998), and Tecophilaeaceae (Simpson & Rudall, 1998).