Velloziaceae

plural noun
Vel·​lo·​zi·​a·​ce·​ae | \ vəˌlōzēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Velloziaceae

: a family of African and Brazilian plants (order Liliales) distinguished from Amaryllidaceae by woody stems, one-flowered peduncles, commonly persistent perianth, and more numerous stamens

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Other Words from Velloziaceae

velloziaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Velloziaceae

New Latin, from Vellozia, type genus + -aceae

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