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This family contains exactly one genus, Hosta.

See list of 2 species in this genus
  • 1a. Leaf blades lanceolate to broad-lanceolate, 10–17 × (3–) 5–7.5 cm, with 5 or 6 pairs of lateral veins; flowers gradually expanding apically, with pale purple tepals; anthers purple; scape mostly 40–50 cm tall
  • 1b. Leaf blades ovate to cordate-ovate, 20–30 × (10–) 15–20 cm, with 7–9 pairs of lateral veins; flowers abruptly expanding apically, with purple-blue tepals; anthers spotted with purple; scape mostly 80-95 cm tall

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