Crossosomataceae

Crossosomataceae

[¦krä·sə‚sō·mə¦tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A monogeneric family of xerophytic shrubs in the order Dilleniales characterized by perigynous flowers, seeds with thin endosperm, and small, entire leaves.
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In Aphloiaceae and some Glossopetalon species (Crossosomataceae), which are unicarpellate, there is monosymmetry by reduction (Matthews & Endress, 2005b).
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.
Entre las familias con el 50-70% del total de sus especies presentes en Mexico estan Achatocarpaceae (4 especies en Mexico, 8 en todo el mundo), Agavaceae (239 y 410), Bataceae (1 y 2), Cabombaceae (4 y 7), Cactaceae (946 y 1500), Ceratophyllaceae (4 y 6), Crossosomataceae (5 y 10), Garryaceae (9 y 13), Lemnaceae (19 y 30), Mitrastemonaceae (1 y 2), Nelumbonaceae (1 y 2) y Tovariaceae (1 y 2).
Comparative floral structure in Crossosomatales (Crossosomataceae, Stachyuraceae, Staphyleaceae, Aphloiaceae, Geissolomataceae, Ixerbaceae, Strasburgeriaceae).
Enigmatic genera like Velascoa (Crossosomataceae) (Sosa & Chase, 2003), Chiangiodendron (Achariaceae) (Sosa et al., 2005), Enriquebeltrania (Euphorbiaceae) (De-Nova et al., 2006), Cerdia (Caryophyllaceae) (Sosa et al., 2006), Olmeca (Bambusoideae, Poaceae) (Davila-Aranda et al., 2004; Ruiz-Sanchez et al., 2011), Peltophorum (Leguminosae) (Sousa, 2005), the parasitic Eremitilla (Orobanchaceae) (Yatskievych & Contreras-Jimenez, 2009), Echinopterys (Malpighiaceae) (Davis et al., 2001), Nowickea (Phytolaccaceae) (Martinez & McDonald, 1989), and Mexipedium (Orchidaceae) (Albert & Chase, 1992) are endemic to Mexico, to mention just a few examples.
Phylogenetics of Crossosomataceae based on rbcL sequence data.
23 Dec 2001.--Type: Crossosoma Nutt.; Crossosomataceae Engl., 1897.
Furthermore, the pair is sister (87% bts) to a second dade supported by 100% bts that contains Staphyleaceae, Stachyuraceae, and Crossosomataceae. The latter two genera are sister to each other with 99% bts, as shown in Figure 5.