Definition of Aloe family
1. Noun. One of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aloe Family
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Literary usage of Aloe family
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1. American Druggist (1884)
"... says : ' ' Another member of the aloe family, which is very abundant on the island, and capable of being largely utilized, is the Barbadoes Aloe ("Aloe ..."
2. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"The agaves, from their resemblance to the aloe family, have been called aloes, as false aloe and American aloe ; but the agaves differ from the aloe in ..."
3. Medical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants ...by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill, Gilbert Thomas Burnett (1834)
"It is now well known that numerous individuals of the aloe family furnish the concrete juice, met with in commerce under the name of aloes ; but the subject ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"Two examples, studied in their structure and history, will throw some light on these questions. Gasteria verrucosa, of the aloe family shows, scattered over ..."