Family  Asphodelaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 107    Last Updated: 15-Aug-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Asphodelus L.
Comments: monocot family\; conserved against Xanthorrhoeaceae Dumort., nom. cons.

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. (Taxon) 63:1362.
  • Klopper, R. R. et al. 2013. (2129) Proposal to conserve the family name Asphodelaceae (Spermatophyta: Magnoliidae: Asparagales). (Taxon) 62:402-403.
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Synonyms for family:

Subfamilies and tribes for Asphodelaceae Juss., nom. cons.:


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 26 June 2019.