genus Lilium

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Noun1.genus Lilium - type genus of Liliaceaegenus Lilium - type genus of Liliaceae    
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
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
Lilium auratum, mountain lily - Japanese lily with golden rays
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True lilies belong to the genus Lilium and grow from plump, scaly bulbs.
Genus Lilium is one of the interesting materials for genome research because of their huge genome size its haploid DNA contents (1C) ranges from 13.70 pg in L.
It features a fragrant display of stunning specimens from the genus Lilium. This family of flowers is as big as it is good looking.
Wilson award for outstanding contributions to the genus Lilium. And, he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1987.
The genus Lilium is native to Asia, Europe, and North America in the northern hemisphere and includes approximately 100 species (McRae, 1998).
It is the MRLS's fondest wish that more people come to love and grow martagons and all other species and hybrids of the genus Lilium.