Saururaceae


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Saururaceae

[‚sȯ·rə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Piperales distinguished by mostly alternate leaves, two to ten ovules per carpel, and carpels distinct or united into a compound ovary.
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By reduction of cambial activity in stems like those of Chloranthaceae or Saururaceae, one can achieve monocot-like stem structure (Carlquist, 1992a, b, 2009) with respect to bundles and ground tissue.
Families represented by a single species are the Alismataceae, Araceae, Cabombaceae, Juncaceae, Lamiaceae, Najadaceae, Rubiaceae, Saururaceae, Sparganiaceae, Typhaceae, and Zannichelliaceae.
Phylogeny of Saururaceae based on morphology and five regions from three genomes.
4) and the species studied in Piperaceae and Saururaceae contain S-type sieve-element plastids; most species of Aristolochiaceae, P-type.