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Names: Greec amarysso = shine, twinkle.
Including: Alliaceae, Agapanthaceae.
Content: lycorine alkaloids; crinine alkaloids; galanthamine alkaloids; montanine alkaloids; tazette alkaloids; haemanthamine.
DD: Sulphur; Solanaceae.
Culture: movie Fatal attraction; Circe bewitching men in swines.
Amaryllidaceae: Acis, Agapanthus, Allium, Amaryllis, Ammocharis, Apodolirion, Boophane, Boophone, Brunsvigia, Calicharis, Caliphruria, Calostemma, Castellanoa, Cearanthes, Chlidanthus, Clinanthus, Clivia, Crinum, Crossyne, Cryptostephanus, Cyrtanthus, Diphalangium, Eithea, Eucrosia, Eustephia, Galanthus, Gemmaria, Gethyllis, Gilliesia, Griffinia, Habranthus, Haemanthus, Hannonia, Hieronymiella, Hippeastrum, Hymenocallis, Ismene, Jaimehintonia, Leptochiton, Leucocoryne, Leucojum, Lycoris, Mathieua, Miersia, Myobranthus, Namaquanula, Narcissus, Nerine, Nothoscordum, Pamianthe, Pancratium, Paramongaia, Phaedranassa, Phycella, Placea, Plagiolirion, Proiphys, Prototulbaghia, Pyrolirion, Rauhia, Rhodophiala, Scadoxus, Solaria, Speea, Sprekelia, Stenomesson, Sternbergia, Strumaria, Tocantinia, Traubia, Trichlora, Tristagma, Tulbaghia, Ungernia, Urceocharis, Urceolina, Vagaria, Worsleya, Zephyranthes.

Taxonomy
Amaryllidaceae, Alliaceae and Agapanthaceae have been shown to be close relatives and are treated as one monophyletic family in the Apg3 classification: Amaryllidaceae.
In the Plant theory Amaryllidaceae is placed in Subphase 6.