Podostemales

Podostemales

[‚päd·ə·stə′mā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Rosidae; plants are submerged aquatics with modified, branching shoots and small, perfect flowers having a superior ovary and united carpels.
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