Smilacaceae

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Smilacaceae

[‚smī·lə′kās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Liliales; members are usually climbing, leafy-stemmed plants with tendrils, trimerous flowers, and a superior ovary.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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