Liliaceae

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Lily Faimily
Lilium Martagon, Lai Blau.jpg
Lilium martagon
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Juss.[1]
Genera

The Liliaceae, or the lily faimily, are a faimily o monocotyledons in the order Liliales. Plants in this faimily hae linear leaves, maistly wi parallel veins but wi several havin net venation (e.g., Cardiocrinum, Clintonia, Medeola, Prosartes, Scoliopus, Tricyrtis), an flouer arranged in threes. Several hae bulbs, while ithers hae rhizomes. Shade-dwellin genera uisually hae broad, net-veined leaves, fleshy fruits wi animal-dispersed seeds, rhizomes, an smaa, inconspicuous flouers; genera native tae sunny habitats uisually hae narrow, parallel-veined leaves, capsular fruits wi wind-dispersed seeds, bulbs, an lairge, visually conspicuous flouers.

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  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26.