The Parent order is - Liliales

Woody Family Liliaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Lilly FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 288
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 4950
Plant forms - Herb, sometimes tree or shrub like.
World Distribution - Cosmopolitan, esp. dry, temperate areas
Comments - Xanthorrhoea (grass-tree or blackboy) and Kingia, arborescent plants with an erect woody stem The plants are generally perennial herbs growing from a bulb or rhizome, sometimes shrubby as in butcher's broom (Ruscus) or tree-like as in species of Dracaena, Yucca or Aloe. Many are toxic.

Woody Genera of Liliaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Aloe.

End of Listing Woody Families of Liliaceae