smilacaceae meaning

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Noun: Smilacaceae
  1. One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
    - subfamily Smilacaceae

Type of: liliid monocot family

Part of: family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family

Encyclopedia: Smilacaceae

A plant family of the order Liliales,subclass Liliidae,class Liliopsida (monocotyledon).


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  1. seed coat morphology of smilacaceae and its systematic significance
  2. Similar considerations were discussed with respect to two Asparagales families, Smilacaceae and Petermanniaceae.
  3. The APG III system treats them as two separate families in the Liliales, both distinct from Smilacaceae.
  4. Like most species of the closely related Smilacaceae, most species of " Ripogonum " are woody vines.
  5. One characteristic that distinguishes Smilacaceae from most of the other members of the Liliaceae-like Liliales is that it has true vessels in its conducting tissue.

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