lily family


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includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae

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Dwarf mondo grass (Ophiopogon japonicus) is actually a member of the lily family.
food facts ASPARAGUS is a member of the lily family
MEMBERS of the lily family, they're of Asian origin and were brought from Palestine by 12th-Century Crusaders.
ANSWERS: 1 Bagpuss; 2 Golf; 3 A canter; 4 Lanzarote; 5 Fanny Cradock; 6 Charlotte Church; 7 A plant of the lily family and a type of butterfly; 8 A lion; 9 Venice; 10 Carthage.
The top winner received the most enthusiastic ovation and received is prize from CEO Andrea lily with the compliments of the other members of the lily family and illycaffe executives.
Another ingredient is Aloe Vera, a plant of the lily family thought since ancient times to be good for treating wounds and fighting bacteria, fungi and allergies.
Those include beargrass, an evergreen herb of the lily family used for floral arrangements, and moss, which is collected for craft stores, florists and commercial nurseries.
Adult butterflies feed on a suite of nectar-producing flowers, especially those from the lily family.
The Aloe Vera plant is a member of the lily family, and its thick gel contains 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 vitamins.
Just like a pineapple, in fact, though it's actually a member of the lily family.
Garlic is, in fact, a member of the lily family and is one of the oldest cultivated crops, dating back to before records began.
It's a fact that asparagus, a member of the lily family contains the sulfurous amino acid methionine, This compound, together with the plant's intense grassy flavor, can make many wines taste dank, vegetal, or just plain weird.
Agave Azul/Blue Agave: A cactus look-alike from the lily family used to make tequila.
No one had described Calochortus tiburonensis, a member of the lily family, until 1972.
A member of the lily family, aloe vera's pointy leaves seep a sticky gel when cut, which is scooped out and applied directly to wounds and burns.