Associations to the word «Xanthorrhoeaceae»

Wiktionary

XANTHORRHOEACEAE, proper noun. (before APG III) A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales   — the grass trees.
XANTHORRHOEACEAE, proper noun. (after APG II) A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales   — the grass trees, daylilies, and diverse related plants that produce anthraquinones and have flowers of long leafless stalks known as scapes.

Dictionary definition

XANTHORRHOEACEAE, noun. One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted.

Wise words

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