Sparganiaceae


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Sparganiaceae

[spär‚gā·nē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Typhales distinguished by the inflorescence of globose heads, a vestigial perianth, and achenes that are sessile or nearly sessile.
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It would be interesting to investigate the aluminum level in members of related taxa, such as Typhaceae, Sparganiaceae, and Bromeliaceae.
All taxa listed in Poales (Table I) have secretory tapeta, except for Sparganiaceae and Typhaceae (a sister pair, both plasmodial) and some "unknown" taxa, notably Hydatellaceae and Thurniaceae, for which more data are required.