family Agavaceae


family Agavaceae
noun
chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
Syn: ↑Agavaceae, ↑agave family, ↑sisal family
Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Liliales, ↑order Liliales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Agavaceae — n. 1. 1 a natural family of chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae. Syn: family {Agavaceae}, agave family …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agavaceae — noun chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae • Syn: ↑family Agavaceae, ↑agave family, ↑sisal family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agavaceae — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Agavaceae Camassia cusickii Clasificación cien …   Wikipedia Español

  • Agavaceae — Taxobox name = Agave family image width = 250px image caption = Agave americana regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Agavaceae familia authority = Hutchinson type genus = Agave type genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Agavaceae — Agavengewächse Agave attenuata Systematik Überabteilung: Samenpflanzen (Spermatophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Agavaceae — ▪ plant family       the agave family of the flowering plant order Liliales, consisting of about 22 genera and at least 720 species of short stemmed, often woody plants distributed throughout tropical, subtropical, and temperate areas of the… …   Universalium

  • agave family — noun chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae • Syn: ↑Agavaceae, ↑family Agavaceae, ↑sisal family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • liliid monocot family — noun family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Iridaceae, ↑family Iridaceae, ↑iris family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • agave family — the plant family Agavaceae, characterized by herbaceous or woody plants having rhizomes, a basal cluster of toothed, sword shaped leaves, and a tall, dense spike of flowers, including the agave, century plant, dracaena, sansevieria, sisal, and… …   Universalium

  • sisal family — noun chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae • Syn: ↑Agavaceae, ↑family Agavaceae, ↑agave family •… …   Useful english dictionary