Lecythidaceae


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Lecythidaceae

[¦les·ə·thə′dās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The single family of the order Lecythidales.
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(1998) provide many examples of the significance of including natural history studies in broader systematic studies, and Prance and Mon (1998) provide an overview of investigations of the systematics and ecology of the Lecythidaceae. The key to understanding the Lecythidaceae has been an approach that involves both systematics and ecology in the field and herbarium.
The embryology, reproductive morphology, and systematics of Lecythidaceae. Mem.
As familias verificadas nesse estadio foram Anacardiaceae, Bignoniaceae, Burseraceae, Fabaceae, Erythroxylaceae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Malvaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Myrtaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Polygonaceae, Rubiaceae, Sapindaceae, Siparunaceae, Solanaceae e Urticaceae.
(1989) en un estudio similar; sin embargo estos autores presentan en su listado de arboles con nectarios plantas que carecen de ellos como: Ceiba pentandm (Bombacaceae), Ouratea lucens (Ochnaceae), Hirtella triandra (Chrysobalanaceae), Gustavia superba (Lecythidaceae), Simarouba amara (Simaroubaceae), Terminalia amazonia (Combretaceae), Guarea guidonia, Guarea sp.
Lecythis lurida (Lecythidaceae) e uma especie decidua, conhecida popularmente como jarana, jarana-branca, jarana-buroja, inhauba, inhaiba, ou inhaiba-gigante; possui arvores com altura de 12 a 18 m (SOUZA et al., 1997).
As familias com maior riqueza de especies em ordem decrescente, na FM, foram Fabaceae (41), Sapotaceae (13), Moraceae (11), Lecythidaceae (10) e Apocynaceae (8) que, juntas, contribuem com 48,2% da riqueza local, ficando as 35 familias restantes, responsaveis por 51,7% do total, evidenciando a baixa abundancia relativa de individuos nestas familias.
As famdias com maior riqueza floristica foram Fabaceae (com 21 especies), Clusiaceae (7 esp.), Annonaceae, Lecythidaceae e Malvaceae (3 esp.
Abundant plant taxa included Moraceae, Malvales, Lecythidaceae, Sapotaceae, Fabales, and Apocynaceae.
This is matched only by the families Sapotaceae and Lecythidaceae. The Leguminosae of this area have been subject to a floristic treatment allowing for the proper identification of most plant species (Barneby & Grimes, submitted).
As especies mais abundantes foram castanha-jarana (Lecythidaceae), inhare (Moraceae), ucuuba (Mirysticaceae) e uxi (Humiriaceae), com uniforme distribuifao espacial dentro da area (HIGUCHI et al., 1985).
Phylogenetic relationships of Lecythidaceae: a cladistic analysis using rbcL sequence and morphological data.