Cannaceae


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Cannaceae

[kə′nās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Zingiberales characterized by one functional stamen, a single functional pollen sac in the stamen, mucilage canals in the stem, and numerous ovules in each of the one to three locules.
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As was mentioned previously, the Cannaceae shared the presence of biominerals (opal and calcium oxalate) with other six families, such as Costaceae, Heliconiaceae, Lowiaceae, Marantaceae, Strelitiziaceae, Musaceae and Zingiberaceae (Solereder & Meyer 1930, Tomlinson 1961, 1962, 1969, Ciciarelli 1986).
It has a wide host-plant range mostly within the Arecaceae (palms), but it also attacks some plants within the Cannaceae, Pandanaceae, Musaceae, Heliconiaceae, Zingiberaceae, and Strelitziaceae (Carrillo et al.
The only larger clades with consistently or predominantly elaborate asymmetric flowers are Phaseoleae (Fabaceae) and Cannaceae plus Marantaceae (Zingiberales).
In the case of plants, well-known examples of such Pan-American endemic or nearly endemic higher taxa are Agavaceae, Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, Cannaceae, Crossosomataceae, Heliconiaceae, Fouqueriaceae, Limnanthaceae, and Simmondsiaceae.
Pollen morphology in species of Canna (Cannaceae), and systematics implications.
cicla L., C M V CHENOPODIACEAE) Achera (Canna edulis Ker-Gawl, CANNACEAE) C M V Achicoria (Cichorium intybus C M V L., ASTERACEAE) Achoscha (Cyclanthera pedata (L.) C V Schard., CUCURBITACEAE) Aji amarillo, vainilla, bola de gallo, aji huevito de gallo (Capsicum C M V frutescens L., SOLANACEAE) Aji picante (Capsicum baccatum L., C M SOLANACEAE) Aji ulupica o urpica (Capsicum eximium C M V A.T.
Brownea ariza (Cannaceae) Canna achira GT81 indica = edulis (Caprifoliaceae) sauco GT67 Sambucus mexicana (Caricaceae) Carica chilacuan papayuela GT77 pubescens = candama rcensis (Celastraceae) chuchuhuasa * n.c.
Druse-like silica bodies characterize several other commelinid monocots, such as Arecaceae, Cannaceae, Costaceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, and Strelitziaceae, but in these families they occur in the bundle sheath cells adjacent to sclerenchyma, rather than in the epidermis, as in Dasypogonaceae.