family Amaryllidaceae


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Noun1.family Amaryllidaceae - snowdropfamily Amaryllidaceae - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
The genus Agapanthus established by L'Heritier in 1788 belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae and order Asparagales [1].
Apoptosis-inducing effects of distichamine and narciprimine, rare alkaloids of the plant family Amaryllidaceae. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 22, 6195-6199.
Often, the affected plants are in the family Amaryllidaceae (formerly placed in the family Liliaceae), especially amaryllis and crinum.
Tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa Linn.) belongs to family Amaryllidaceae and is a perennial flowering plant popular worldwide as cut flower (Singh and Shanker, 2011).

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