Marcgraviaceae


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Marcgraviaceae

[märk‚grā·vē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous shrubs or vines in the order Theales having exstipulate leaves with scanty or no endosperm, two integuments, and highly modified bracts.
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Comparing the richness of each plant species among different restingas of the Southeastern region, we can realize that six botanical species showed the same number of gall morphotypes, 17 presented a smaller number, and three showed new records of gall morphotypes: Norantea brasiliensis Choisy (Marcgraviaceae), Clitoria ternatea L.
Poveda, "Anxiolytic Marcgraviaceae compositions containing betulinic acid, betulinic acid derivates, and methods," Tech.
0 1 Maesaceae Maesa Ericales 0 0 0 0 Marcgraviaceae Marcgravia Ericales 0 ?
La Region Andina de Colombia comprende cerca del 25 al 30% del territorio continental del pais y contiene el 69,4% de la riqueza de Poaceae (Tabla 3), el 90% de la riqueza de musgos (Churchill & Linares, 1995), el 80% de las hepaticas (Churchill & Linares, 1995), el 74% de las Heliconiaceae (Betancur & Kress, 1995), el 54% de las Euphorbiaceae (Murillo, 2004), el 35,5% de las Arecaceae (Galeano & Bernal, 2010), el 74,6% de las Marcgraviaceae (Giraldo-Canas, 2011), y cerca del 43,4% de la flora de Angiospermas (Rangel-Ch., 2006).
X 182 Marantaceae Ischnosiphon sp1 X 183 Marcgraviaceae Marcgravia sp1 X 184 Melastomataceae Clidemia allardii Wurdack X 185 Melastomataceae Clidemia sp1 X 186 Melastomataceae Clidemia sp2 X 187 Melastomataceae Leandra sp1 X 188 Melastomataceae Maieta guianensis Aubl.
In tropical montane ecosystems, for example, woody (Ericaceae, Marcgraviaceae, and Melastomataceae) and nonwoody (Araceae) epiphytic shrubs and scandent bamboos (Chusquea) may "seal" forest edges (Young 1993; C.