genus Bomarea


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Noun1.genus Bomarea - large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Amaryllidaceae, amaryllis family, family Amaryllidaceae - snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae
Bomarea edulis, salsilla - tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America
Bomarea salsilla, salsilla - tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia