Frankiaceae

Frankiaceae

[‚fraŋ·kē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of bacteria in the order Actinomycetales; filamentous cells form true mycelia; they are symbiotic and found in active, nitrogen-fixing root nodules.
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Three types of glands have been described: the bladder cells of the Chenopodiaceae; the multicellular glands observed in dicotyledonous species of the families Acanthaceae, Aizoaceae, Aveceniaceae, Combretaceae; Convolvulaceae; Frankiaceae, Plumbaginaceae and Tamaricaceae (Waisel, 1972; Wahit, 2003; Kobayashi, 2008; Flowers et al, 2010); and the bicellular glands found in species of the Poaceae family (Liphschitz & Waisel, 1974; Fahn, 1979; Wieneke et al.