meaning of anthericum

anthericum meaning in General Dictionary

a genus of old-world primarily African perennial herbs sometimes positioned in household Asphodelaceae

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  • genus of Old World (mainly African) perennial herbs; often put into family Asphodelaceae

Sentence Examples with the word anthericum

Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.

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