genus Narcissus


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Noun1.genus Narcissus - Old World perennial bulbous herbs
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
narcissus - bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
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Narcissus is the Latin or botanical name for what are commonly referred to as daffodils and 'Daffodil' is the common name for all members of the genus Narcissus.
Descriptions of the genus Narcissus have presented taxonomic difficulties caused by weak reproductive barriers, high hybridization ability, pronounced morphological variability, and the effects of speciation arising from polyploidy (Zonneveld, 2008).
All belong to the genus Narcissus but those with obvious trumpets are deemed to be daffodils, while those which are very short of split trumpets are thought of as narcissi, as are those with several heads on a stem.