Lilium


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Noun1.Lilium - type genus of LiliaceaeLilium - type genus of Liliaceae    
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually 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
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
Lilium auratum, mountain lily - Japanese lily with golden rays
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References in classic literature ?
In May and June come pinks of all sorts, specially the blushpink; roses of all kinds, except the musk, which comes later; honeysuckles; strawberries; bugloss; columbine; the French marigold, flos Africanus; cherry-tree in fruit; ribes; figs in fruit; rasps; vineflowers; lavender in flowers; the sweet satyrian, with the white flower; herba muscaria; lilium convallium; the apple-tree in blossom.
I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers, being withal sweet and sightly.
One such firm is Lilium, a Munich-based start-up with big ambitions for the future of transportation: a five-seater electric air taxi, due to launch commercial flights in 2025.
Swedish property company Castellum AB (STO: CAST) has completed an exchange transaction with Fastighetsaktiebolaget Lilium, wherein Castellum will acquire six properties in LinkA[pilcrow sign]ping, and sell twenty properties in Sundsvall, the company said.
Lilium, a start-up aviation company based in Munich, said in September they raised $90 million to develop the five-seat Lilium electric aircraft.
Read: (http://www.ibtimes.com/startup-lilium-runs-successful-tests-all-electric-flying-car-germany-video-2528199) Startup Lilium Runs Successful Tests Of All-Electric Flying Car In Germany [VIDEO]
The Lilium Jet is an all-electric plane capable of vertical take off and landing (VTOL).
The Lilium Jet takes off and lands vertically, like a helicopter, but uses wingpower in the air to travel quietly.
Morphological parameters and RAPD (Random amplified polymorphic DNA) markers have been used to evaluate the effect of gamma radiation on different varieties of Lilium plant.
There are images of Lilium candidum in the art of many ancient civilisations including in Assyrian bas reliefs (let's hope they haven't been destroyed along with so many precious treasures - evidence of what is best about mankind).