Family  Amaryllidaceae J. St.-Hil., nom. cons.



Family number: 2567    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 8
Type genus: Haemanthus L.
Comments: monocot

Complete list of genera


  1. Meerow, A. W. & J. R. Clayton. 2004. Generic relationships among the baccate-fruited Amaryllidaceae (tribe Haemantheae) inferred from plastid and nuclear non-coding DNA sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 244:141-155.

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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 26 May 2020.