Family  Asphodelaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 107    Last Updated: 15-Aug-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 47
Type genus: Asphodelus L.
  • • monocot family
  • • conserved against Xanthorrhoeaceae Dumort., nom. cons.

Complete list of genera


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1362. Note: proposal recommended
  2. 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 10 August 2020.