genus Aspidistra


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Noun1.genus Aspidistra - genus of eastern Asiatic herbs; sometimes placed in the family Convallariaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually 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
aspidistra, Aspidistra elatio, bar-room plant, cast-iron plant - evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant