Thurniaceae

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Thurniaceae

[‚thər·nē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A small family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Juncales distinguished by an inflorescence of one or more dense heads, vascular bundles of the leaf in vertical pairs, and silica bodies in the leaf epidermis.
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1995), Cyperaceae, Juncaceae and Prionium form a clade with Prionium basal and sister to the other taxa.
Although Prionium was traditionally placed either in Juncaceae or
absent from Prionium and all Juneaceae apart from Juncus, which