The family is named after the genus Asphodelus which includes several Asphodels that were associated by the Greeks with death and the underworld. A typical example is the White Asphodel which is found in Greece and may, with its grey leaves and white flowers, have a ghostly appearance. The Asphodel family includes two main subfamilies. The first sub-family includes Kniphofia and Eremurus. They are popular garden plants in Europe. Basic Flower Parts – 6 tepals , 6 Stamens and 1 three-lobed style.