Tropaeolaceae


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Tropaeolaceae

[‚trō·pē·ō′lās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Geraniales characterized by strongly irregular flowers, simple peltate leaves, eight stamens, and schizocarpous fruit.
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The stems of annual Brassicaceae and Tropaeolaceae reveal wood plans different from that of Limnanthaceae.
Tropaeolaceae, which have abundant vasicentric tracheids, also exemplify this phenomenon.
Scandent species are few in Brassicales, but the wide vessels of Tropaeolaceae exemplify the tendency for vining species to have wider vessels and vessel dimorphism.
This might explain the instances of perforation plates in Akaniaceae and Tropaeolaceae.
Con valores de riqueza entre 30 y 50% (importantes por el numero de especies) figuran Heliconiaceae, Myristicaceae, Marcgraviaceae, Gunneraceae, Humiriaceae, Rapateaceae y Tropaeolaceae.
1% de la riqueza a nivel de familia en Colombia: Adoxaceae, Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, Brunelliaceae, Calceolariaceae, Caprifoliaceae, Clethraceae, Columelliaceae, Coriariaceae, Cornaceae, Cunoniaceae, Elatinaceae, Escalloniaceae, Fagaceae, Geraniaceae, Grossulariaceae, Gunneraceae, Haloragaceae, Juglandaceae, Juncaceae, Juncaginaceae, Myricaceae, Papaveraceae, Phrymaceae, Potamogetonaceae, Tofieldiaceae, Tropaeolaceae, Winteraceae y Xanthorrhoeaceae.
Entre las familias con mayor concentracion de especies en Colombia, en comparacion con la situacion a nivel del mundo cabe destacar a Metteniusaceae donde se presentan siete de las nueve especies registradas en el mundo, Brunelliaceae, Siparunaceae, Cyclanthaceae, Heliconiaceae, Myristicaceae, Marcgraviaceae, Gunneraceae, Humiriaceae y Tropaeolaceae.
Tropaeolaceae Tropaeolaceae is a family of Brassicales with about 90 species distributed from southern Mexico to Patagonia.