Winteraceae


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Winteraceae

[‚win·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Magnoliales distinguished by hypogynous flowers, exstipulate leaves, air vessels absent, and stamens usually laminar.
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Secondary vessellessness has been claimed for Winteraceae and Trochodendraceae (Young, 1981, and subsequent authors), and those two families are limited, as are the monocots just mentioned, to highly mesic localities in which there is little fluctuation in water availability.
Such differences can be seen in tracheids of Amborellaceae and Winteraceae also.
Vesselless woody angiosperms all have scalariform widening of pits on end walls of wider tracheids: Amborella (Carlquist & Schneider, 2001), Trochodendraceae (including Tetracentron: Carlquist, 1988), and some Winteraceae (notably Tasmannia and Zygogynum, but not Exospermum or Pseudowintera: Carlquist, 1989).
Wood anatomy of Tasmannia; summary of wood anatomy of Winteraceae.
Winteraceae evolution: an ecophysiological perspective.
Valerianaceae [5], Verbenaceae [5], Winteraceae [239],
Solanaceae [141], Theaceae [200], Winteraceae [210],
115], Rubiaceae [141], Theaceae [200], Winteraceae [210]
139], Valerianaceae [37], Verbenaceae [5], Winteraceae [210,
131], Thymelaeaceae [5], Winteraceae [239], Violaceae [73],
172], Salicaceae [245], Sapindaceae [46], Winteraceae [210,