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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Waterhouse (1967) noted at least a superficial resemblance to the globular inflorescences of Thurnia.
but present in Thurnia (Cutler, 1965, 1969) as small, spherical bodies