Velloziaceae

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

Definition of Velloziaceae

  1. :  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

velloziaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of velloziaceae

New Latin, from Vellozia, type genus + -aceae


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