The Liliaceae Family was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.
Plants of the World Online lists 15 accepted genera in this family commonly known as the lily family. There are currently 705 combined species.
Among this family are favorite genera such as Calochortus, Cardiocrinum, Fritillaria, Lilium, Tricytris, and Tulipa.
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