Write the economic importance of plants of family Liliaceae

  1. The bulbs of Allium cepa (onion) and A. sativus (Garlic) are used as food and for flavouring the vegetables.
  2. The leaves of Aloe barbedensis are used to cure piles, liver troubles and boils.
  3. Asparagus, Ruscus, Lilies, Sinilax etc., are grown in the gardens as ornamental plants.
  4. Rat poison is prepared from the bulbs of Urginea martima,