amaryllis family


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Noun1.amaryllis family - snowdropamaryllis family - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
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
amaryllis - bulbous plant having showy white to reddish flowers
genus Amaryllis - type genus of the Amaryllidaceae; bulbous flowering plants of southern Africa
Bomarea, genus Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
genus Haemanthus, Haemanthus - genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
genus Hippeastrum - bulbous flowering plants of tropical America
genus Narcissus - Old World perennial bulbous herbs
genus Strekelia, Strekelia - a monocotyledonous genus of the amaryllis family
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Despite their daintiness they are in the amaryllis family.
This lovely bulb (also called Narcissus tarzetta) , a member of the Amaryllis family, is a native of the Mediterranean area right through to Turkey and Israel, and grows well here mainly as a pot plant.
The onion genus is a member of the amaryllis family, which consists of only two species, both ornamentals.