Asparagus officinalis in flower
Asparagaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants. Plants are living Organisms belonging to the kingdom Plantae. The flowering plants or angiosperms ( Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta) are the most widespread group Liliopsida is a Botanical name for the class containing the family Liliaceae (or Lily Family Asparagales is an order of Flowering plants The order must include the family Asparagaceae, but other families included in the order have varied markedly Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ( April 12, 1748 - September 17, 1836) was a French Botanist, notable as the first to propose A botanical name is a formal scientific name conforming to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (ICBN and if the plant is a Cultigen, the The flowering plants or angiosperms ( Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta) are the most widespread group Such a family has been recognized by quite a few taxonomists, but hardly universally: often the plants involved are treated as belonging to the family Liliaceae. The Liliaceae, or the lily family, is a family of Monocotyledons in the order Liliales.
The APG II system, of 2003 also recognizes this family and places it in the order Asparagales, in the clade monocots. Asparagales is an order of Flowering plants The order must include the family Asparagaceae, but other families included in the order have varied markedly Monocotyledons or monocots are one of two major groups of Flowering plants (angiosperms that are traditionally recognised the other being Dicotyledons APG II allows two options as to circumscription of the family:
These families were also recognized in the APG system, of 1998, except families Hesperocallidaceae and Ruscaceae which are 'new'. Agavaceae is a family of Plants that includes many well-known Desert and dry zone types such as the Agave, Yucca, and Joshua Hesperocallis is a Genus of Flowering plants that includes a single species Hesperocallis undulata, the desert lily Hyacinthaceae is the Botanical name of a family of Flowering plants. Laxmanniaceae is the Botanical name of a family of Flowering plants. Ruscaceae is a family of Flowering plants in the order Asparagales that includes several genera previously included in the Liliaceae, for example in Themidaceae is the Botanical name of a family of Flowering plants. Relatively few publications have adopted the APG II's broader circumscription of Asparagaceae, with most adopting the narrower circumscription and recognizing the segregate families.