Definition of Family Trilliaceae

1. Noun. Small family of herbs having flowers with 3 petals and 3 sepals; in some classification systems considered a subfamily of the Liliaceae.

Exact synonyms: Trilliaceae, Trillium Family
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales
Member holonyms: Genus Trillium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trilliaceae

family Toxotidae
family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae
family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae
family Tribonemaceae
family Trichechidae
family Trichiuridae
family Trichodontidae
family Tricholomataceae
family Tridacnidae
family Triglidae
family Trilliaceae (current term)
family Trionychidae
family Triopidae
family Trochilidae
family Troglodytidae
family Trogonidae
family Trombiculidae
family Trombidiidae
family Tropaeolaceae
family Trypetidae
family Tuberaceae
family Tuberculariaceae
family Tulostomaceae
family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae

Literary usage of Family Trilliaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Muhlenbergia: A Journal of Botany by Amos Arthur Heller (1907)
"It grows on damp hillsides, especially on northerly slopes, usually about thickets, along fences, or in ravines. It is a member of the family Trilliaceae, ..."

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