Asparagaceae

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Asparagaceae
Asperge in bloei Asparagus officinalis.jpg
Asparagus officinalis in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Juss. (1789)
genera

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Asparagaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants. 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.