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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted.

Usage examples (2)
  • Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) is from the Ruscaceae family (genus Convallaria).
  • The Ponytail Palm was formerly considered a member of the lily family, but has been reclassified as a member of the Ruscaceae family. for more
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