family Hypoxidaceae


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Related to family Hypoxidaceae: Iridaceae, hypoxia
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Noun1.family Hypoxidaceae - in some classification systems included in the Amaryllidaceae
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 Hypoxis, Hypoxis - small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalk; sometimes classified as member of the family Amaryllidaceae: star grass
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As a result of a revision of the family Hypoxidaceae for the Flora of the Tehuacan -- Cuicatlan Valley, I found the following new species and also the necessity to review the Mexican Hypoxis due to the lack of understanding of their taxonomy.