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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According to Sculthorpe (1985), some genders of Alismataceae possess more evident thickening in the central cylinder, information confirmed for Echinodorus grandiflorus.
Las familias mejor representadas por su riqueza de especies de hidrofitas estrictas son Cyperaceae (25), Alismataceae (18), Lemnaceae (15), Pontederiaceae (15), Nymphaeaceae (13), Potamogetonaceae (11) y Poaceae (10).
Although this characteristic is illustrated in some members of Alismataceae and Pontederiaceae, it has not been cited for Nymphaeaceae.
Familia Generos Especies Especies Categorias endemicas infraespecificas Alismataceae 2 18 3 2 Amaryllidaceae 2 5 1 Araceae 2 2 - Bromeliaceae 1 1 - Cannaceae 1 1 - Commelinaceae 5 7 2 Cymodoceaceae 2 3 - Cyperaceae 18 125 21 5 Eriocaulaceae 4 16 6 Hydrocharitaceae 6 7 - 1 Iridaceae 3 15 6 Juncaceae 1 18 1 1 Juncaginaceae 2 2 - Lemnaceae 4 15 - Limnocharitaceae 2 9 - Marantaceae 1 1 - Mayacaceae 1 1 - Najadaceae 1 3 - 1 Orchidaceae 9 15 3 Poaceae 26 75 10 Pontederiaceae 3 15 - Potamogetonaceae 2 10 - Ruppiaceae 1 2 - Sparganiaceae 1 2 - Typhaceae 1 2 - Xyridaceae 1 7 - 1 Zannichelliaceae 1 1 - Zosteraceae 1 3 - Total 104 381 53 11 Cuadro 2.
Presl A HLF MAGNOLIOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA Alismataceae (a) Sagittaria latifolia Willd.
Families represented by a single species are the Alismataceae, Araceae, Cabombaceae, Juncaceae, Lamiaceae, Najadaceae, Rubiaceae, Saururaceae, Sparganiaceae, Typhaceae, and Zannichelliaceae.
Lista de referencia I: Agavaceae, Alismataceae, Alliaceae, Alstroemeriaceae y Amaryllidaceae.
Alismataceae, Cabombaceae, Ceratophyllaceae, Rhizophoraceae, Typhaceae), or are families with species that probably recently colonized from elsewhere in the Southern Hemisphere (Coriariaceae, Winteraceae) or from the Northern Hemisphere (Betulaceae, Cornaceae), with no or limited divergence since their arrival.
In the Alismataceae and Limnocharitaceae the derivation of stolonlike structures from inflorescences is obvious: vegetative features have been incorporated into structures that are recognizably inflorescences.
We found only two exceptions to this rule: Bignoniaceae and Alismataceae.