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LILIIDAE (monocotyledonous flowering plants)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subclass)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
ALISMATALES R.Br. ex Bercht. & J.Presl, 1820 (pond plants) Order 44 subtaxa 53 172
ARECALES (palms) Order 5 subtaxa 1 17
ASPARAGALES (orchids, onions & irises) Order 151 subtaxa 89 907
COMMELINALES (spiderworts & pickerel weeds) Order 1 subtaxon    
PONTEDERIACEAE (pickerelweeds) Family 1 subtaxon    
Pontederia cordata L. (Pickerelweed) Species   1  
DIOSCOREALES (bog asphodels & black bryonies) Order 2 subtaxa    
DIOSCOREACEAE (black bryonies) Family 1 subtaxon    
Dioscorea communis (L.) Caddick & Wilkin (Black Bryony) Species     7
NARTHECIACEAE (bog asphodels) Family 1 subtaxon    
Narthecium ossifragum (L.) Huds. (Bog Asphodel) Species     3
LILIALES (lilies) Order 21 subtaxa 6 131
POALES Small, 1903 (grasses, sedges & rushes) Order 294 subtaxa 171 5066
ZINGIBERALES (gingers) Order 2 subtaxa    
CANNACEAE (canna lilies) Family 1 subtaxon    
Canna indica L. (Canna Lily, Indian-shot) Species     1
MUSACEAE (bananas and plantains) Family 1 subtaxon    
Musa (bananas) Genus   1 3

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Sell, P. & Murrell, G., 1996 (Butomaceae to Orchidaceae) Flora of Great Britain and Ireland 5: Liliidae

LILIIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with LILIIDAE:

(aphid-infested) aphid-infested is associate of larva Platycheirus fulviventris - a hoverfly (Diptera: Syrphidae) Rotheray, G.E., 1993 [in wetlands]
bulb bulb may contain Blaniulus guttulatus - Spotted Snake Millipede (Julida: Blaniulidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pseudothecium Phaeosphaeria vagans - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Phaeosphaeriaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem (dead) dead stem is decayed by pycnidium of Hendersonia coelomycetous anamorph Phaeosphaeria vagans - an ascomycete (Pleosporales: Phaeosphaeriaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997
stem stem is foodplant of Tournotaris bimaculatus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Erirhinidae) UK/Ireland Morris, M.G., 2002 [emergent and semi-aquatic spp]

Liliidae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)
Herbaceous Plants (via Liliidae)


Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Morris, M.G., 2002 True Weevils (Part I): Family Curculionidae, subfamilies Raymondionyminae to Smicronychinae
Rotheray, G.E., 1993 Colour Guide to Hoverfly Larvae (Diptera, Syrphidae) in Britain and Europe
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