Burmanniaceae


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Burmanniaceae

[bər‚man·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Orchidales characterized by regular flowers, three or six stamens opposite the petals, and ovarian nectaries.
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Clave para la identificacion de los generos de Burmanniaceae de la Argentina
Flora da reserva Ducke, Amazonas, Brasil: Burmanniaceae. Rodriguesia 56: 125-130.
Burmanniaceae. Flora Neotropica Monographs 42: 1-189.
Burmanniaceae e Gentianaceae da Usina Sao Jose, Igarassu, Pernambuco.
The root and rhizome structures of Burmanniaceae have been classified by Johow (1889), Goebel and Sussenguth (1924) and Maas et al.
Only slightly swollen, foliose rhizomes in combination with long, filiform roots observed in most Burmanniaceae (Apteria, Burmannia, Cymbocarpa, Dictyostega, Gymnosiphon, Hexapterella, Marthella, Miersiella).
On the South American Triurideae and leafless Burmanniaceae from the collections of Mr.
On some new Brazilian plants allied to the natural order Burmanniaceae. Proc.
Heteromycotrophic monocots are apparently vesselless, although we do not have complete information on all of them (notably heteromycotrophic Burmanniaceae and Orchidaceae).
Three-winged fruits are characteristic not only of monocots (Burmanniaceae, Dioscoreaceae, Herreriaceae, Ruscaceae), but also are the standard condition in the analyzed genera of Burseraceae, Celastraceae, Cucurbitaceae, Polygonaceae, Rhamnaceae, Sapindaceae, and occur in some genera of Asteraceae.