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Liliaceous Plant

Definition of the noun liliaceous plant

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noun

  1. plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic term: bulbous plant = plant growing from a bulb
    • more specific terms:
      • lily = any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
      • lily of the Nile / agapanthus = any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers
      • albuca = any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers
      • unicorn root / colic root / star grass / colicroot / crow corn = any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
      • alliaceous plant = bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
      • alstroemeria = any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers
      • Amianthum muscaetoxicum / Amianthum muscitoxicum / fly poison = all parts of plant are highly toxic; bulb pounded and used as a fly poison
      • Saint-Bernard's-lily / Anthericum liliago = southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers
      • Anthericum torreyi / amber lily = plant having basal grasslike leaves and a narrow open cluster of starlike yellowish-orange flowers atop a leafless stalk; southwestern United States
      • asphodel = any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
      • Bloomeria crocea / golden stars / golden star = California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
      • brodiaea = any of several plants of the genus Brodiaea having basal grasslike leaves and globose flower heads on leafless stems resembling those of genus Allium
      • mariposa tulip / mariposa lily / mariposa = any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having tulip-shaped flowers with 3 sepals and 3 petals
      • fairy lantern / globe lily = any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg-shaped flowers
      • cat's-ear = any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears
      • Calochortus nuttallii / sego lily = perennial plant having clusters of one to four showy white bell-shaped flowers atop erect unbranched stems; edible bulbs useful in times of scarcity
      • quamash / camash / camass / camosh / camas = any of several plants of the genus Camassia
      • dog's-tooth violet / dogtooth violet / dogtooth = perennial woodland spring-flowering plant
      • Erythronium montanum / avalanche lily = perennial herb having large white flowers marked with orange
      • tulip = any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower
      • day lily / daylily = any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day
      • hyacinth = any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs
      • Hyacinthoides nonscripta / Scilla nonscripta / wild hyacinth / wood hyacinth / bluebell / harebell = sometimes placed in genus Scilla
      • grape hyacinth = any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapes
      • scilla / squill = an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers
      • false asphodel = a plant of the genus Tofieldia having linear chiefly basal leaves and small spicate flowers
      • Urginea maritima / sea squill / sea onion / squill = having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties
      • bog asphodel = either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves
      • false hellebore / hellebore = perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic rhizomes
      • Xerophyllum tenax / squaw grass / bear grass = plant of western North America having woody rhizomes and tufts of stiff grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white flowers
      • death camas / zigadene = any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers
      • wake-robin / wood lily / trillium = any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
      • Convallaria majalis / lily of the valley / May lily = low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries
      • Clinton's lily / clintonia = any temperate liliaceous plant of the genus Clintonia having broad basal leaves and white or yellowish or purplish flowers followed by blue or black berries
      • Liriope muscari / lily turf / lilyturf = Asiatic perennial tufted herb with grasslike evergreen foliage and clusters of dark mauve grapelike flowers
      • false lily of the valley / Maianthemum canadense = small two-leaved herb of the northern United States and parts of Canada having racemes of small fragrant white flowers
      • false lily of the valley / Maianthemum bifolium = small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan
      • Solomon's-seal = any of several plants of the genus Polygonatum having paired drooping yellowish-green flowers and a thick rootstock with scars shaped like Solomon's seal
    • member of: family Liliaceae / Liliaceae / lily family = includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea

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Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

a liliaceous plant long cultivated for the 6i * s: 7.

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

ASPHODEL, a pretty Liliaceous plant, native of the south of Europe, and one which has found a place in literature from the earliest times. Homer uses the word asphodelos in the Odyssey, but it is rather in connection with a meadow as a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britanica (1884)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement

ASPHODEL, a prett Liliaceous plant, native of the south of Europe, an one which has found a place in literature from the earliest times. Homer uses the word asplwdelos in the Ody/am], but it is rather in connection with a meadow as a ...

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language (1916)

Self-pronouncing ... Based on the Foundation Laid

> «• a liliaceous plant " with bell-shaped flowers.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1920)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

WHITE HELLEBORE, a liliaceous plant of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

A substance procured from the pellicles of the seeds of the Bixa Orellana} a Liliaceous plant, and used for colouring cheese, for dyeing, and other purposes . [ANNULAR (anmdtts, a ring). Ringlike.] [ANNULATE {annul as, a ring), ringed; ...

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