Marantaceae


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Marantaceae

[‚mar·ən′tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Zingiberales characterized by one functional stamen with a single functional pollen sac, solitary ovules in each locule, and mostly arillate seeds.
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Honey 7 25 32 Leaves of 11 30 41 marantacea Bush meat 25 60 85 Okok Gnetum 28 68 96 africanum Mushroom 23 56 80 Caterpillars 22 41 64 Indigenous Payo fruit Irvingia 24 58 82 grandifolia people Wild squash 31 89 120 Medicinal 19 46 64 Plants Leaves of 18 43 61 marantaceae Wild yam Dioscoreae 14 27 41 sp.
All individuals from Barrancabermeja municipality (three adults, one juvenile) were captured by hand in July 2015 next to a highly traveled road, in an agro-ecosystem within a patch of secondary forest highly intervened, inside furled leaves of Heliconia and Calathea (Marantaceae) (Fig.
This entire area is covered by a Marantaceae and Zingiberaceae forest, with both open and closed canopies.
Kayu sintok Leaf LEGUMINOSAE Pithecellobium jiringa Prain Jering Seed MARANTACEAE Maranta arundinaceae Linn.
Family Name (Latin and Common): Marantaceae, the Maranta or Arrowroot family
Establishment of chasmogamous and cleistogamous seedlings of an ant-dispersed understory herb, Calathea micans (Marantaceae).
(1991) showed, over 3.5 years, that irrigation during the dry season enabled the 'gap-demanding" tall-herb species Pleiostachya pruinosa (Marantaceae) to persist for a longer time after gap closure.
El Orden Zingiberales (previamente llamado Scitamineae), esta compuesto por ocho familias separadas: Cannaceae, Costaceae, Heliconiaceae, Lowiaceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, Strelitziae y Zingiberaceae, y mas de 2000 especies.
Brown, que crecen desde el S de China hasta Borneo; Musaceae, con 2 generos y 35 especies; Marantaceae, con 31 generos y unas 550 especies, predominantemente neotropicales; Strelitziaceae, con 3 generos y unas 7-8 especies de las regiones tropicales y sub-tropicales de America y Africa, y Zingiberaceae, la familia mas numerosa, con unos 50 generos y unas 1400 especies originarias del paleotropico (Indonesia y Malasia), introducidas o naturalizadas en Norteamerica, Mexico, Antillas, Mesoamerica, Sudamerica, Asia, Africa y Australia.
Physarum compressum, P didermoides and P melleum (Physaraceae) were included by Schnittler and Stephenson (2002) among the 13 most abundant floricolous species found in rainforests of Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Ecuador, on inflorescence remains of Zingiberales of the Costaceae (Costus, 1sp.), Zingiberaceae (Hedychium, 1sp.), Marantaceae (Calathea, 3 spp.) and Heliconiaceae (Heliconia, 8 spp.) families.
The understory plants located on the levee around the roost were: Piperaceae: Piper spp.; Marantaceae: Calathea sp.; Annonaceae: Oxandra sp.; Myristicaceae: Otoba parvifolia; Arecaceae: Astryocaryum spp.; and Theophrataceae: Clavija tarapotana.
The fertile alluvial soils support plant communities with high abundance of Arecaceae, Heliconiaceae, Marantaceae and Urticaceae.