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  1. Hyacinthaceae, family Hyacinthaceaenoun

    one of many families or subfamilies in which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted


  1. hyacinthaceae

    Scilloideae (named after the genus Scilla, "squill") is a subfamily of bulbous plants within the family Asparagaceae. Scilloideae is sometimes treated as a separate family Hyacinthaceae, named after the genus Hyacinthus. Scilloideae or Hyacinthaceae include many familiar garden plants such as Hyacinthus (hyacinths), Hyacinthoides (bluebells), Muscari (grape hyacinths) and Scilla and Puschkinia (squills or scillas). Some are important as cut flowers. Scilloideae are distributed mostly in Mediterranean climates, including South Africa, Central Asia and South America. Their flowers have six tepals and six stamens with a superior ovary, which previously placed them within the lily family (Liliaceae), and their leaves are fleshy, mucilaginous, and arranged in a basal rosette. The Scilloideae, like most lily-like monocots, were at one time placed in a very broadly defined lily family (Liliaceae). The subfamily is recognized in modern classification systems such as the APG III system of 2009. It is also treated as the separate family Hyacinthaceae, as it is by many researchers and was in earlier APG systems. Determining the boundaries between genera within the Scilloideae is an active area of research. The number of genera varies widely from source to source, from about 30 to about 70. The situation has been described as being in a "state of flux".


  1. hyacinthaceae

    Hyacinthaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the hyacinth family, typically characterized by long, narrow leaves and brightly colored flowers. These plants are native to regions across the globe, particularly in Mediterranean countries. This family also includes species like bluebells and squill. However, current botanical classification has mostly merged the Hyacinthaceae family into the larger family Asparagaceae.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyacinthaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyacinthaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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