Definitions for "Alliaceae"
one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes especially genus Allium
Alliaceae is a family of herbaceous perennial flowering plants. They are monocots, part of order Asparagales. The family has been widely recognised, but not universally; in the past, the plants involved were often treated as belonging to the family Liliaceae, and still are by some botanists.