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

Family number: 49    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 0
Type genus: Amaryllis L.
Comments: monocot family

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Meerow, A. W. & D. A. Snijman 1998. Amaryllidaceae. (Kubitzki) 3:83-110.
  • Meerow, A. W. et al. 2000. Phylogeny of the American Amaryllidaceae based on nrDNA ITS sequences. Syst. Bot. 25:708-726.
  • Meerow, A. W. et al. 1999. Systematics of Amaryllidaceae based on cladistic analysis of plastid sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 86:1325-1345.
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  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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 24 June 2019.