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Noun1.Uvulariaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
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
genus Uvularia, Uvularia - genus of perennial rhizomatous herb of southern and southeastern United States
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If the rbcL topology is correct (Chase et al., 1995a), there are apparently two tenuinucellate lineages (Table I)--(1) Alstroemeriaceae, Luzuriagaceae, some Uvulariaceae (Disporum, Uvularia), and Colchicaceae; (2) Liliaceae and other Uvulariaceae (Tricyrtis: Fig.
A similar type occurs in some members of the asparagoid family Themidaceae (Berg, 1996; Fay & Chase, 1996) and the lilioid family Uvulariaceae, at least in Scoliopus (Berg, 1962), Disporum (Bjornstadt, 1970), and Tricyrtis (Westermaier, 1897).