Burmanniaceae


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Burmanniaceae

[bər‚man·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Orchidales characterized by regular flowers, three or six stamens opposite the petals, and ovarian nectaries.
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Heteromycotrophic monocots are apparently vesselless, although we do not have complete information on all of them (notably heteromycotrophic Burmanniaceae and Orchidaceae).
Burmanniaceae, Eriocaulaceae, and numerous Gentianaceae, such as Symbolanthus G.