Platanaceae


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Platanaceae

[‚plat·ən′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A small family of monoecious dicotyledonous plants in which flowers have several carpels which are separate, three or four stamens, and more or less orthotropous ovules, and leaves are stipulate.
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This is unfortunate because fossils of the sister group of Proteaceae, Platanaceae, are widespread in the Northern Hemisphere and date from the Lower Cretaceous (Crane et al.
Leaf cuticular morphology links Platanaceae and Proteaceae.
Bisexual Platanaceae flowers and inflorescences from the Late Cretaceous of Vancouver Island, Canada.
Systematic placement of the Platanaceae in the Hamamelidae.
1993; Sytsma & Baum, 1996 Platanaceae Chase et al.
He asserted that the more specialized types of inflorescence tend to occur in angiospermous trees (even in those of relatively primitive families, such as Platanaceae and Winteraceae), a fact that he attributes to adaptive selection.
Lauraceae), "winteroids" (Winteraceae, Illiciaceae), and eudicots (Eupteleaceae, Platanaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Tetracentraceae) are known (Page, 1981; Wheeler & Baas, 1991), but the precise relationships of many of these fossils and their evolutionary implications remain unknown.
Platanaceae Clark, Maxwell 1706 Polygonum arenastrum Polygonaceae Harrison, W.