Family Liliaceae Jussieu 1789

Angiospermae - Mesangiosperms - Liliaceae

Full reference: A. L. d. Jussieu. 1789. Genera plantarum :secundum ordines naturales disposita, juxta methodum in Horto regio parisiensi exaratam.

Parent taxon: Monocots according to E. I. Vera et al. 2022

See also Ettinghausen 1880, Knowlton 1919, Mabberley 2000, MacGinitie 1941 and The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 2016

Sister taxa: Acorales, Aglaoreidia, Araceae, Arecaceae, Arecales, Asparagales, Commelinales, Commelinids, Dioscoreales, Liliales, Pandanales, Petrosaviales, Poales, Zingiberales

Subtaxa: Agave Albucastrum Aletris Brachyruscus Cretovarium Crinanthus Gloriosa Gloriosites Liliacidites Majanthemophyllum Smilacophyllum

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (22 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), India (28), United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of India (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Atlantic (2)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), India (1), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (5)

• Oligocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Eocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Cuba (2), India (1), Myanmar (19), the United Kingdom (1), United States (46: Louisiana, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Antarctica (1), Argentina (20), Australia (5), India (2)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Antarctica (2), Argentina (2)

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (5), Argentina (19), Australia (18), the Bahamas (6), Brazil (4), Canada (8: Alberta), China (1), Egypt (2), Israel (3), Madagascar (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (1), Peru (3), South Sudan (2), United States (2: Alaska, Montana)

Total: 249 collections including 336 occurrences

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