Navigation
 

Photos of European Plants according to the botanical System:
 
Liliaceae / Lily Family
 

Below the Lily Family is listed according to the traditional assignment of CRONQUIST 1981. New family assignments according to the APG system splitted the big heterogenous Lily Family into several smaller families:
- Genus Asparagus, Aphyllanthes, Bellevalia, Chionodoxa, Convallaria (Lily of the Valley), Dipcadi, Hyacinthoides and related, Maianthemum, Muscari, Ornithogalum, Paradisea, Polygionatum, Ruscus, Scilla and related, and Urginea are now maintained in the Asparagus Family Asparagaceae. To this family belongs now also the former Agave Family (Agavaceae) with e.g. the genus Agave, Dracaena, and Yucca.
- Genus Asphodelus, Asphodeline and Hemerocallus (Day Lily) are belonging to the Grass Tree Family Xanthorrhoeaceae, which got its name from a non-european genus.
- Genus Narthecium is split to the small Bog Asphodel Family Nartheciaceae.
- Genus Veratrum and Paris are assigned to the False Helleborine Family
Melanthiaceae.
- Genus Smilax forms the Greenbrier Family Smilaceae.
- Genus Colchicum and Merendera merge into the Autumn Crocus Family Colchiaceae.
- Genus Allium (Garlic, Leek) migrates into the Narcissus Family Amaryllidaceae, to which traditionally already Narcissus, Galanthus, Leucojum, Pancratium, and Sternbergia belonged among others.
- Only genus Lilium, Tulipa, Gagea, Fritillaria and Erythronium remain in the now small Lily Family (Liliaceae) according to APG.

 

Other Plant Family         .. alphab. List
 
This Family alphabetically
 

  Genus with more than one available species, can be opened by mouse click.
  Genus with more than one available species has been opened.

Preview pict. Species, Subspecies, or Variety  Synonym(s) Photos from
Tofieldia / Scottish Asphodel (2 Taxa)
Narthecium ossifragum / Bog Asphodel D F GB IRL
Veratrum / False Hellebore (3 Taxa)
Asphodelus / Asphodel (3 Taxa)
Asphodeline / Asphodel (2 Taxa)
Aloe vera / True Aloe Ten
Anthericum / St. Bernard's Lily (2 Taxa)
Paradisea liliastrum / St Bruno's Lily F I
Aphyllanthes monspeliensis / Blue Aphyllanthes E F
Hemerocallis fulva / Common Day Lily D
Colchicum / Autumn Crocus (13 Taxa)
Merendera pyrenaica / Merendera Merendera montana,
Colchicum montanum
E
Gagea / Star of Bethlehem (16 Taxa)
Erythronium dens-canis / Dog's Tooth Violet I
Tulipa / Tulip (14 Taxa)
Fritillaria / Fritillary (16 Taxa)
Lilium / Lily (11 Taxa)
Ornithogalum / Star of Bethlehem (25 Taxa)
Drimia / Sea Squill (3 Taxa)
Drimia undulata / Undulate Sea Squill Urginea undulata,
Charybdis undulata,
Ledebouria undulata
Mal
Drimia numidica / Mediterranean Sea Squill Urginea maritima var. numidica,
Charybdis numidica
GR Kre
Drimia aphylla / Leafless Sea Squill Urginea aphylla,
Charybdis aphylla
Chi Rho Sam
Scilla / Squill (14 Taxa)
Chouardia litardierei / Meadow Squill Scilla litardierei,
Nectaroscilla litardierei
HR
Chionodoxa / Glory of the Snow (5 Taxa)
Hyacinthoides / Bluebell (4 Taxa)
Puschkinia scilloides / Russian Snowdrop D
Hyacinthus orientalis / Garden Hyacinth D
Brimeura fastigiata / Pouzolz' Squill Hyacinthus fastigiatus Cor Mal
Bellevalia / Squill (6 Taxa)
Hyacinthella dalmatica / Dalmatian Hyacinth HR
Dipcadi serotinum / Dipcadi, Brown Bluebell E F
Muscari / Grape Hyacinth (12 Taxa)
Allium / Garlic,Leek (39 Taxa)
Nectaroscordum siculum / Sicilian Honey Garlic, Bulgarian Leek Allium siculum D
Tristagma / Star Flower (2 Taxa)
Convallaria majalis / Lily of the Valley D
Maianthemum bifolium / May Lily, False Lily of the Valley A D F S
Hosta / Hosta (2 Taxa)
Streptopus amplexifolius / Twisted Stalk D
Polygonatum / Solomon's Seal (3 Taxa)
Paris quadrifolia / Herb Paris A D PL
Asparagus / Asparagus (6 Taxa)
Chlorophytum comosum / Spider Plant, St Bernard's Lily D
Ruscus / Butcher's Broom (2 Taxa)
Smilax aspera / Rough Bindweed E F GR Mal
Dracaena draco / Dragon Tree Pal Ten
Agave / Agave (3 Taxa)
Yucca / Yucca (2 Taxa)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other Plant Family         .. alphab. List
 
This Family alphabetically
 

 

To top
 
Start page
 
Contents
 
Orchids
 
Other Plants
 
Plants acc. to Families
 
.. Scientific Names
 
.. German Names
 
.. English Names
 
.. Bloom Colors
 
.. Flower Anatomy
 
.. Leaf Form
 
.. Regions
 
.. Photo Month
 
.. Fruits + Seed
 
.. Roots + Bulbs
 
Pest Infestation + Deformations
 
Trees
 
Bushes
 
Water Plants
 
Climbers + Twiners
 
Useful Pl.
 
Ornamental Pl.
 
Color Var.
 
Multiple Criteria
 
Biotopes + Groups
 
Botan.Links
 

Copyright: Use of the images and texts only with the author's written permission.