Nyctaginaceae


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Nyctaginaceae

[‚nik·tə·jə′nās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Caryophyllales characterized by an apocarpous, monocarpous, or syncarpous gynoecium, sepals joined to a tube, a single carpel, and a cymose inflorescence.
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La familia Nyctaginaceae en la Cuenca del Rio Balsas, Mexico.
Por ejemplo, ciertas especies del genero Anasa suelen alimentarse principalmente de Cucurbitaceae y Bromeliaceae, las del genero Catorhintha tienen preferencias troficas sobre las Nyctaginaceae en tanto que las del genero Althos y Cebrenis se alimentan de Asteraceae.
Physiological dormancy has been reported in Nyctaginaceae (Baskin and Baskin, 1998).
Krapov h ms Hc N Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis expansa (Ruiz & Pav.
The above plants belong, respectively, to Fabaceae, Moringaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Rhamnaceae, Solanaceae, and Vitaceae families.
ex W N 4010 Choisy (Cusp dodder) Nyctaginaceae Mirabilis linear A, C N 4002 is (Pursh) Heimerl (Linear-leaf four-o'clock) Onagraceae Oenothera laciniata Hill C, W N 4026 (Cut-leaf evening-primrose) papaveraceae Argemone polyanthemos C,W N 3991 (Fedde) G.
Asclepiadaceae, Brassicaceae, Convolvulaceae, Fumariaceae, Geraniaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Oxalidaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Polygonaceae, Primulaceae, Ranunculaceae, Sapindaceae, Verbenaceae and Zygophyllaceae had one species each (Table 1).