Large family of monocotyledonous plants, comprising about 250 genera and 3700 species, growing from bulbs or rhizomes. The flowers are regular and generally in spikes. Gasteria and Aloe are fleshy and adapted for arid conditions, and Gloriosa is a climbing plant. Genera widely grown as ornamentals include the lily, fritillary, tulip and hyacinth.
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The Aloe Page: Aloaceae
Information on this subfamily with a plant profile of the genera Aloe, Bulbine and Gasteria.
Dedicated to the Southern African succulent plants of the family asphodelaceae, including aloe, bulbine, gasteria, and haworthia. Trip reports, and list of references.
Description of Trilliaceae
Habit and leaf form, anatomy, morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and geography.
Families of Flowering Plants: Liliaceae
Habit and leaf form, anatomy, morphology, physiology. biochemistry, and geography.
Photos and information on perennial herbs.
The characteristics of the Lily family which includes about 3500 species.
Seedpods of the Liliaceae Family
Information on the seedheads of members of this family with photographs of several.
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