Liliaceae

plural noun Lil·i·a·ce·ae \ ˌlilēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Liliaceae

: a large family of monocotyledonous plants (order Liliales) characterized by a regular perianth of separate segments, superior ovary, loculicidal capsular fruit, and usually bulbous stem base

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Origin and Etymology of liliaceae

New Latin, from Lilium, type genus + -aceae


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