Alismataceae


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Alismataceae

[ə‚liz·mə′tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of flowering plants belonging to the order Alismatales characterized by schizogenous secretory cells, a horseshoe-shaped embryo, and one or two ovules.
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Opportunities for selfing and inbreeding depression in Sagittaria congeners (Alismataceae) with contrasting sexual systems.
Family Nectar plant species and author Native Alismataceae Sagittaria lancifolia L., 1759 N Apiaceae Eryngium baldwinii Sprengel, 1825 N Asteraceae Acmella oppositifolia (Lamarck) N R.
platense Dieckman IS-LB SA Verbenaceae Verbena intermedia Gill et Hook IS-HT H Monocotiledoneas Alismataceae Echinodorus grandiflorus (Cham.
However, Tofieldiaceae and Alismataceae, although characteristic of marshy habitats (ranging from savannah seeps to ponds), have vessels in roots.