liliopsid genus

Definitions of liliopsid genus
  1. noun
    genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
    synonyms: monocot genus
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    liliid monocot genus
    genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
    Juncus, genus Juncus
    type genus of the Juncaceae; perennial tufted glabrous marsh plants of temperate regions: rushes
    genus Arum
    type genus of the Araceae: tuberous perennial herbs of Europe and Asia with usually heart-shaped leaves
    Acorus, genus Acorus
    sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
    Aglaonema, genus Aglaonema
    climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen
    genus Alocasia
    tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix
    genus Amorphophallus
    genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm
    genus Anthurium
    large genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants
    Arisaema, genus Arisaema
    tuberous or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials
    Arisarum, genus Arisarum
    tuberous or rhizomatous perennial herbs; mainly Mediterranean area
    genus Caladium
    small genus of tropical South American tuberous perennials with large variously colored leaves
    Calla, genus Calla
    water arum
    Colocasia, genus Colocasia
    small genus of perennial tuberous herbs of tropical Asia: taro
    genus Cryptocoryne
    water trumpet; aquatic herbs having broad leaves and long slender spathes; often used as aquarium plants
    Dieffenbachia, genus Dieffenbachia
    evergreen perennial herbs of tropical America with lush foliage and poisonous sap; often cultivated as houseplants
    genus Dracontium
    small genus of tropical American cormous herbs
    Dracunculus, genus Dracunculus
    tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum
    Epipremnum, genus Epipremnum
    small genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas
    Lysichiton, Lysichitum, genus Lysichiton, genus Lysichitum
    skunk cabbage
    genus Monstera
    tropical American climbing plant with deeply incised leaves
    genus Nephthytis
    small genus of tropical western African creeping or twining herbs
    Orontium, genus Orontium
    one species of aquatic plant: golden club
    Peltandra, genus Peltandra
    small genus of North American marsh or aquatic herbs
    genus Philodendron
    any of several tropical American climbing plants with smooth shiny evergreen leaves
    genus Pistia
    one species: water lettuce
    Scindapsus, genus Pothos, genus Scindapsus
    evergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots; southeastern Asia and Brazil
    genus Spathiphyllum
    evergreen rhizomatous perennials of tropical America and Philippines and Indonesia
    Symplocarpus, genus Symplocarpus
    one species: skunk cabbage
    Syngonium, genus Syngonium
    epiphytic or terrestrial climbing shrubs of Central and South America; used as ornamental houseplants for their velvety foliage
    Xanthosoma, genus Xanthosoma
    tropical American tuberous perennials
    Zantedeschia, genus Zantedeschia
    calla lily
    Lemna, genus Lemna
    minute aquatic herbs floating on or below the water surface of still water consisting of a leaflike frond or plant body and single root
    Spirodela, genus Spirodela
    minute aquatic herbs floating on the water surface consisting of a shiny leaflike frond and 2-21 roots
    Wolffia, genus Wolffia
    minute rootless aquatic herbs having globular fronds floating on or near the water surface and bearing one flower per frond
    Wolffiella, genus Wolffiella
    minute rootless aquatic herbs having flat fronds floating on or below the water surface and bearing 1-2 flowers per frond; America and Africa
    genus Orchis
    type genus of the orchid family; hardy terrestrial orchids of the temperate the northern hemisphere
    genus Aerides
    epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia having stiff leaves and fragrant white flowers in arching racemes
    Angraecum, genus Angraecum, genus Angrecum
    genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque
    Anoectochilus, genus Anoectochilus
    genus of delicate Asiatic orchids
    Aplectrum, genus Aplectrum
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae
    genus Arethusa
    genus of bog orchids of North America and Japan
    genus Bletia
    genus of tropical American terrestrial orchids with large purple or pink flowers
    Bletilla, genus Bletilla
    small genus of chiefly east Asiatic hardy terrestrial orchids similar to genus Bletia
    genus Brassavola
    genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic rhizomatous orchids
    Brassia, genus Brassia
    genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids
    genus Caladenia
    terrestrial orchids of Australia to New Caledonia
    genus Calanthe
    large and widely distributed genus of terrestrial orchids
    Calopogon, genus Calopogon
    terrestrial orchids of North America
    genus Calypso
    one species found throughout much of northern North America and Eurasia
    Catasetum, genus Catasetum
    genus of tropical American orchids having showy male and female flowers usually on separate inflorescences
    genus Cattleya
    large and highly valued genus of beautiful tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids; the typical orchids; known in many varieties
    Cephalanthera, genus Cephalanthera
    small genus of temperate Old World terrestrial orchids
    Cleistes, genus Cleistes
    terrestrial orchids of North and South America having slender fibrous roots; allied to genus Pogonia
    Coeloglossum, genus Coeloglossum
    terrestrial orchids of cooler parts of North America and Europe: satyr orchid
    genus Coelogyne
    large diverse genus of tropical Asiatic epiphytic orchids
    Corallorhiza, genus Corallorhiza
    genus of leafless root-parasitic orchids having small purplish or yellowish racemose flowers with lobed lips; widely distributed in temperate regions
    Coryanthes, genus Coryanthes
    small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids
    Cycnoches, genus Cycnoches
    genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids
    genus Cymbidium
    genus of tropical epiphytic or terrestrial Old World orchids; one of the most popular orchid genera
    Cypripedium, genus Cypripedium
    genus of chiefly American perennial leafy-stemmed orchids: lady's slippers; sometimes includes species of genus Paphiopedilum
    Dactylorhiza, genus Dactylorhiza
    genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Asia and North Africa
    genus Dendrobium
    large genus and variable genus of chiefly epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Asia and Australasia
    genus Disa
    genus of showy tropical African terrestrial orchids
    Dracula, genus Dracula
    comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips
    Dryadella, genus Dryadella
    comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: very dwarf plants having short tufted and usually unifoliate stems with usually solitary flowers
    Eburophyton, genus Eburophyton
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae
    Encyclia, genus Encyclia
    large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum
    Epidendrum, genus Epidendrum
    large and variable genus of terrestrial or epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas; some native to United States
    Epipactis, genus Epipactis
    genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowers
    Glossodia, genus Glossodia
    small genus of Australian orchids
    Goodyera, genus Goodyera
    genus of small orchids of the northern hemisphere with creeping rhizomes and stalked ovate leaves and small flowers
    Grammatophyllum, genus Grammatophyllum
    small genus of large epiphytic or terrestrial orchids of southeastern Asia to Polynesia; the giants of the Orchidaceae having long narrow leaves and drooping flower clusters often 6 feet long
    Gymnadenia, genus Gymnadenia
    small genus of terrestrial orchids of North America and temperate Eurasia
    Gymnadeniopsis, genus Gymnadeniopsis
    genus of North American terrestrial orchids usually included in genus Habenaria
    Habenaria, genus Habenaria
    chiefly terrestrial orchids with tubers or fleshy roots often having long slender spurs and petals and lip lobes; includes species formerly placed in genus Gymnadeniopsis
    Hexalectris, genus Hexalectris
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae
    Himantoglossum, genus Himantoglossum
    small genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Mediterranean region
    genus Laelia
    large genus of mostly epiphytic or lithophytic Central and South American orchids of various sizes
    genus Liparis
    genus of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids; pantropical to temperate
    Listera, genus Listera
    genus of terrestrial orchids having usually a single pair of broad shining leaves near the middle of the stem; found in temperate Asia and North America and Europe
    Malaxis, genus Malaxis
    large genus of largely terrestrial orchids with one or a few plicate leaves and slender spikes or tiny mostly green flowers; cosmopolitan
    genus Masdevallia
    large genus of tropical American mostly epiphytic orchids whose flowers have sepals fused at the base forming a tube; includes orchids sometimes placed in genera Dracula and Dryadella and Scaphosepalum
    genus Maxillaria
    large genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with persistent leathery leaves and single-flowered scapes
    Miltonia, genus Miltonia
    genus of tropical American orchids
    genus Odontoglossum
    large and important genus of tropical American mostly epiphytic orchids; some of the most widely grown species are often placed in other genera
    genus Oncidium
    large genus of showy epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial orchids of tropical and subtropical America
    Ophrys, genus Ophrys
    a hardy genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and northern Africa and western Asia
    Paphiopedilum, genus Paphiopedilum
    horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium
    genus Phaius
    genus of Asiatic and Australian terrestrial orchids
    Phalaenopsis, genus Phalaenopsis
    genus of ornamental epiphytic orchids of Asia and Australia
    Pholidota, genus Pholidota
    genus of mostly epiphytic orchids of Indonesia and the western Pacific
    Phragmipedium, genus Phragmipedium
    genus of tropical American orchid species often included in genus Cypripedium or Paphiopedilum and Selenipedium: lady slippers
    Platanthera, genus Platanthera
    herbaceous terrestrial orchids of temperate northern and southern hemispheres
    Plectorrhiza, genus Plectorrhiza
    small genus of Australian orchids
    Pleione, genus Pleione
    small genus of dwarf orchids; India to Thailand and Taiwan
    genus Pleurothallis
    large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical America
    genus Pogonia
    small but widely distributed genus of orchids closely related to genus Cleistes;: of damp or boggy areas of north temperate zone
    Psychopsis, genus Psychopsis
    epiphytic orchids of Central and South America formerly included in genus Oncidium
    Pterostylis, genus Pterostylis
    genus of terrestrial orchids of Australia and New Zealand and western Pacific
    Rhyncostylis, genus Rhyncostylis
    genus of epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia
    Sarcochilus, genus Sarcochilus
    diminutive epiphytic or lithophytic orchids with clumped short-stemmed foliage and arching racemes of colorful flowers; Australia and Polynesia to southeastern Asia
    Scaphosepalum, genus Scaphosepalum
    comprises some tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants with small flowers carried on one scape
    Schomburgkia, genus Schomburgkia
    genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with showy racemose flowers
    Selenipedium, genus Selenipedium
    genus of tall reedlike tropical American orchids; includes species with pods used locally as a substitute for vanilla
    genus Sobralia
    genus of tropical American orchids
    Spiranthes, genus Spiranthes
    large cosmopolitan genus of white-flowered terrestrial orchids
    genus Stanhopea
    genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids
    genus Stelis
    genus of small caespitose orchids of tropical America
    Trichoceros, genus Trichoceros
    small genus of small epiphytic or terrestrial orchids of tropical South America
    genus Vanda
    genus of showy epiphytic orchids of Himalayas to Malaysia
    genus Vanilla
    large genus of tropical climbing orchids; Old and New Worlds
    Burmannia, genus Burmannia
    type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth
    Aegilops, genus Aegilops
    goat grass
    Agropyron, genus Agropyron
    perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog grass
    Alopecurus, genus Alopecurus
    annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds
    Andropogon, genus Andropogon
    tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions
    Arundo, genus Arundo
    any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas: reeds
    Bromus, genus Bromus
    a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae
    Bouteloua, genus Bouteloua
    forage grasses
    Buchloe, genus Buchloe
    buffalo grass
    Calamagrostis, genus Calamagrostis
    reed grass
    Cenchrus, genus Cenchrus
    a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae that have burs
    Chloris, genus Chloris
    tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass
    Cortaderia, genus Cortaderia
    tall ornamental grasses of South America and New Zealand and New Guinea: pampas grass
    Cynodon, genus Cynodon
    creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa
    Dactylis, genus Dactylis
    a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)
    Dactyloctenium, genus Dactyloctenium
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae
    Digitaria, genus Digitaria
    crab grass; finger grass
    Echinochloa, genus Echinochloa
    annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
    Eleusine, genus Eleusine
    annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
    Elymus, genus Elymus
    tall tufted perennial grasses (such as lyme grass or wild rye)
    Eragrostis, genus Eragrostis
    annual or perennial grasses of tropics and subtropics
    Erianthus, genus Erianthus
    genus of reedlike grasses having spikes crowded in a panicle covered with long silky hairs
    Festuca, genus Festuca
    a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
    Glyceria, genus Glyceria
    manna grass
    Holcus, genus Holcus
    a genus of Old World grasses widely cultivated in America
    Hordeum, genus Hordeum
    annual to perennial grasses of temperate northern hemisphere and South America: barley
    Leymus, genus Leymus
    genus that in some classifications overlaps the genus Elymus
    Lolium, genus Lolium
    darnel; ryegrass
    Muhlenbergia, genus Muhlenbergia
    a genus of grasses of the family Gramineae grown in America and Asia
    Oryza, genus Oryza
    rice
    Oryzopsis, genus Oryzopsis
    rice grass
    Panicum, genus Panicum
    panic grass
    genus Paspalum
    a genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
    Pennisetum, genus Pennisetum
    a genus of Old World grasses
    Phalaris, genus Phalaris
    a genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers
    Phleum, genus Phleum
    grasses native to temperate regions
    Phragmites, genus Phragmites
    reeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
    Poa, genus Poa
    chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions
    Saccharum, genus Saccharum
    tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane
    Schizachyrium, genus Schizachyrium
    overlaps the genus Andropogon
    Secale, genus Secale
    cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain: rye
    Setaria, genus Setaria
    annual or perennial grasses of warm regions: bristlegrasses
    Sorghum, genus Sorghum
    annual or perennial tropical and subtropical cereal grasses: sorghum
    Spartina, genus Spartina
    grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands
    Sporobolus, genus Sporobolus
    cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass)
    Stenotaphrum, genus Stenotaphrum
    lawn grasses
    Triticum, genus Triticum
    annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area; widely cultivated in temperate regions
    Zea, genus Zea
    corn
    Zizania, genus Zizania
    wild rice
    Zoisia, genus Zoisia, genus Zoysia
    lawn grasses native to southeastern Asia and New Zealand; grown especially in warm regions
    Bambusa, genus Bambusa
    tall tender clumping bamboos
    Arundinaria, genus Arundinaria
    North American bamboo
    Dendrocalamus, genus Dendrocalamus
    giant clump-forming bamboos
    Phyllostachys, genus Phyllostachys
    medium and large bamboos
    Cyperus, genus Cyperus
    type genus of Cyperaceae; grasslike rhizomatous herbs; cosmopolitan except very cold regions
    Carex, genus Carex
    large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges
    Eriophorum, genus Eriophorum
    cotton grass
    Scirpus, genus Scirpus
    rhizomatous perennial grasslike herbs
    Eleocharis, genus Eleocharis
    sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths
    genus Pandanus
    type genus of the Pandanaceae (as screw pines)
    Typha, genus Typha
    reed maces; cattails
    Sparganium, genus Sparganium
    type and sole genus of Sparganiaceae; marsh or aquatic herbs of temperate regions
    Haemodorum, genus Haemodorum
    type genus of family Haemodoraceae
    Anigozanthus, genus Anigozanthus
    genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
    genus Canna
    type and sole genus of the Cannaceae: perennial lily-like herbs of New World tropics
    genus Maranta
    herbs of tropical America
    Musa, genus Musa
    type genus of the Musaceae: bananas
    Ensete, genus Ensete
    Old World tropical herbs: Abyssinian bananas
    Strelitzia, genus Strelitzia
    small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae
    genus Ravenala
    woody tropical plants with tall trunks; sometimes placed in family Musaceae
    Zingiber, genus Zingiber
    tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger
    Curcuma, genus Curcuma
    tropical Asiatic perennial herbs
    Elettaria, genus Elettaria
    cardamom
    Acrocomia, genus Acrocomia
    Central and South American feather palms
    genus Areca
    a monocotyledonous genus of palm trees
    Attalea, genus Attalea
    unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America
    Borassus, genus Borassus
    palmyra
    genus Calamus
    distinctive often spiny-stemmed palms found as climbers in tropical and subtropical forest
    Caryota, genus Caryota
    fishtail palms
    Ceroxylon, genus Ceroxylon
    wax palms
    Cocos, genus Cocos
    coconut palms
    Copernicia, genus Copernicia
    slow-growing tropical fan palms
    genus Corozo
    a monocotyledonous genus of tropical American palm trees
    Corypha, genus Corypha
    large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia
    Elaeis, genus Elaeis
    oil palms
    Euterpe, genus Euterpe
    a monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America
    Metroxylon, genus Metroxylon
    a genus of Malayan pinnate-leaved palm trees that flower and fruit once and then die
    Nipa, Nypa, genus Nipa, genus Nypa
    monotypic genus of palms of Australasia
    Orbignya, genus Orbignya
    palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
    genus Phoenicophorium, phoenicophorium
    latanier palm
    genus Phoenix, phoenix
    a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
    Raffia, Raphia, genus Raffia, genus Raphia
    feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
    Rhapis, genus Rhapis
    genus of small clump-forming fan palms of China and Japan
    Roystonea, genus Roystonea
    a monocotyledonous genus of West Indian feather palms
    Sabal, genus Sabal
    American dwarf fan palms
    Serenoa, genus Serenoa
    one species: saw palmetto
    Thrinax, genus Thrinax
    small to medium-sized fan palms
    Xyris, genus Xyris
    chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers
    genus Commelina
    type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears
    Tradescantia, genus Tradescantia
    spiderworts
    Ananas, genus Ananas
    a genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples)
    Bromelia
    the type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx
    Tillandsia, genus Tillandsia
    large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses
    Mayaca, genus Mayaca
    small genus of delicate mossy bog plants having white or violet flowers
    Eriocaulon, genus Eriocaulon
    type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs
    Pontederia, genus Pontederia
    pickerelweed
    Eichhornia, genus Eichhornia
    water hyacinth; water orchid
    Heteranthera, genus Heteranthera
    mud plantains
    Naias, Najas, genus Naias, genus Najas
    sole genus of the family Naiadaceae
    Alisma, genus Alisma
    small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
    Sagittaria, genus Sagittaria
    genus of aquatic herbs of temperate and tropical regions having sagittate or hastate leaves and white scapose flowers
    Hydrocharis, genus Hydrocharis
    frogbit
    genus Hydrilla
    one species
    Limnobium, genus Limnobium
    American frogbit
    Elodea, ditchmoss, genus Elodea, pondweed
    submerged freshwater perennials
    Egeria, genus Egeria
    small genus of dioecious tropical aquatic plants
    Vallisneria, genus Vallisneria
    eelgrass; eel grass
    Potamogeton, genus Potamogeton
    a large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions; leaves usually float on the water
    Groenlandia, genus Groenlandia
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Potamogetonaceae
    Triglochin, genus Triglochin
    perennial or annual bog or marsh plants; includes arrow grass
    Zannichellia, genus Zannichellia
    horned pondweed: completely submerged herbs; in some classifications included in Potamogetonaceae
    Zostera, genus Zostera
    (or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants
    genus Iris
    large genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes
    Belamcanda, genus Belamcanda
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
    genus Crocus
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
    genus Freesia
    cormous perennial herbs; native to South Africa
    genus Gladiolus
    gladiolas
    Ixia, genus Ixia
    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Iridaceae
    Sisyrinchium, genus Sisyrinchium
    chiefly North American grasslike herbs
    Sparaxis, genus Sparaxis
    deciduous perennial herbs of South Africa
    genus Amaryllis
    type genus of the Amaryllidaceae; bulbous flowering plants of southern Africa
    Bomarea, genus Bomarea
    large genus of tropical American vines having showy often spotted umbellate flowers; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae especially subfamily Alstroemeriaceae
    Haemanthus, genus Haemanthus
    genus of African deciduous or evergreen bulbous herbs: blood lilies
    genus Hippeastrum
    bulbous flowering plants of tropical America
    genus Narcissus
    Old World perennial bulbous herbs
    Strekelia, genus Strekelia
    a monocotyledonous genus of the amaryllis family
    Hypoxis, genus Hypoxis
    small plants that resemble amaryllis and that grow from a corm and bear flowers on a leafless stalk; sometimes classified as member of the family Amaryllidaceae: star grass
    Lilium, genus Lilium
    type genus of Liliaceae
    genus Agapanthus
    small genus of South African evergreen or deciduous plants; sometimes placed in the family or subfamily Alliaceae
    genus Albuca
    genus of bulbous plants of South Africa; sometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae
    Aletris, genus Aletris
    small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    Allium, genus Allium
    large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus
    genus Aloe
    large genus of chiefly African liliaceous plants; in some systems placed in family Aloeaceae
    genus Kniphofia
    genus of showy clump-forming African herbs with grasslike leaves; sometimes placed in family Aloeaceae
    genus Alstroemeria
    genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems; sometimes placed in family Alstroemeriaceae or in family Amaryllidaceae
    Amianthum, genus Amianthum
    one species: fly poison; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    Anthericum, genus Anthericum
    genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae
    Aphyllanthes, genus Aphyllanthes
    one species; small fibrous-rooted perennial with rushlike foliage and deep blue flowers; sometimes placed in its own family Aphyllanthaceae
    genus Asparagus
    large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
    Asphodeline, genus Asphodeline
    genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae
    Asphodelus, genus Asphodelus
    small genus of tall striking annuals or perennials with grasslike foliage and flowers in dense racemes or panicles; Mediterranean to Himalayas; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae
    genus Aspidistra
    genus of eastern Asiatic herbs; sometimes placed in the family Convallariaceae
    Bessera, genus Bessera
    small genus of cormous perennials of Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
    Blandfordia, genus Blandfordia
    small genus of tuberous Australian perennial herbs
    Bloomeria, genus Bloomeria
    small genus of bulbous perennial herbs of southwestern United States and Mexico; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
    Bowiea, genus Bowiea
    small genus of tropical African perennial bulbous herbs with deciduous twining stems; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
    genus Brodiaea
    genus of western United States bulbous plants with basal leaves and variously colored flowers; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae
    Calochortus, genus Calochortus
    large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs
    Camassia, Quamassia, genus Camassia, genus Quamassia
    genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
    Erythronium, genus Erythronium
    perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
    Fritillaria, genus Fritillaria
    fritillary
    Tulipa, genus Tulipa
    Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs
    Colchicum, genus Colchicum
    chiefly fall-blooming perennial cormous herbs; sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae
    genus Gloriosa
    sometimes placed in family Colchicaceae; one species: glory lily
    Hemerocallis, genus Hemerocallis
    east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks; cosmopolitan in cultivation: day lilies; sometimes placed in subfamily Hemerocallidaceae
    Funka, Hosta, genus Funka, genus Hosta
    robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae
    genus Hyacinthus
    sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae as the type genus
    Hyacinthoides, genus Hyacinthoides
    small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
    Ornithogalum, genus Ornithogalum
    sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
    Muscari, genus Muscari
    sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
    genus Scilla
    sometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae
    Tofieldia, genus Tofieldia
    genus of perennial herbs of cool temperate regions; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    Urginea, genus Urginea
    Mediterranean liliaceous plants; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
    Ruscus, genus Ruscus
    a genus of European evergreen shrubs; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
    Narthecium, genus Narthecium
    bog asphodels; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    Veratrum, genus Veratrum
    a genus of coarse poisonous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in subfamily Melanthiaceae
    Xerophyllum, genus Xerophyllum
    small genus of North American herbs having grasslike basal leaves: squaw grass; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    Xanthorroea, genus Xanthorroea
    grass trees; sometimes placed in family Xanthorrhoeaceae
    Zigadenus, genus Zigadenus
    genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
    genus Trillium
    deciduous perennial herbs; sometimes placed in family Liliaceae
    Smilax, genus Smilax
    sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
    Convallaria, genus Convallaria
    sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley
    genus Clintonia
    sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae
    Liriope, genus Liriope
    sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lilyturf
    Maianthemum, genus Maianthemum
    sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley
    Polygonatum, genus Polygonatum
    sometimes placed in subfamily Convallariaceae
    Uvularia, genus Uvularia
    genus of perennial rhizomatous herb of southern and southeastern United States
    Tacca, genus Tacca
    genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers
    genus Agave
    type genus of the Agavaceae; in some classifications considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae
    Cordyline, genus Cordyline
    Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
    genus Dracaena
    Old World tropical plants with branches ending in tufts of sword-shaped leaves; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae
    Nolina, genus Nolina
    perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico
    Polianthes, genus Polianthes
    genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
    genus Sansevieria
    Old World tropical herbaceous perennial of the agave family; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae
    genus Yucca
    tropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms; sometimes considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae
    common arrowhead
    a weed
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    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
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