Taccaceae


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Noun1.Taccaceae - small family of tropical herbs
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
genus Tacca, Tacca - genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers
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Li, "Genetic diversity and geographic differentiation in Tacca chantrieri (Taccaceae): an autonomous selfing plant with showy floral display," Annals of Botany, vol.
Limpr., 1928, Tacca cristata Jack, 1821 [7], order Dioscoreales and family Dioscoreaceae which in older texts was treated in its own family Taccaceae. The common names are Polynesian arrowroot and Bat flower.
Kuntze (Taccaceae)--a new record to the flora of Rajasthan," Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, vol.