Asparagaceae

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Asparagus +‎ -aceae

Proper noun[edit]

Asparagaceae

  1. (sensu stricto, under APG II) A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales – several genera, including Asparagus and Hemiphylacus, now called Asparagoideae.
  2. A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales – many genera.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Member genera were formerly placed in Liliaceae.

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