Aizoaceae


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Related to Aizoaceae: Carpobrotus edulis, Amaranthaceae, Alismataceae, Apocynaceae

Aizoaceae

[ā‚īz·ə′wā·sē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of flowering plants in the order Caryophyllales; members are unarmed leaf-succulents, chiefly of Africa.
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Always breeds on species of Aizoaceae (Mesembryanthemoideae and Ruschioideae).
HOSTS: Host data are now available for six of the seven recognized species, showing clearly their strict association with members of the "mesem" clade, the subfamilies Mesembryanthemoideae and Ruschioideae, of the Aizoaceae.
2003) discussed the history of classification of the Aizoaceae and the practice of some authors to break the group into a number of segregates, each elevated to the family level.
Entire dorsum dull; posterior lobe of pronotum conspicuously rugose; breeds on unidentified Aizoaceae (Fig.
Aizoaceae The fruits of this family are typically loeulicidal capsules, but those of Tetragonia L.
Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z.