Potamogetonaceae

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Related to Zannichelliaceae: Hydrocharitaceae, Potamogeton

Potamogetonaceae

[‚päd·ə·mō‚jēd·ə′nās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A large family of monocotyledonous plants in the order Najadales characterized by a solitary, apical or lateral ovule, usually two or more carpels, flowers in spikes or racemes, and four each of tepals and stamens.
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Families represented by a single species are the Alismataceae, Araceae, Cabombaceae, Juncaceae, Lamiaceae, Najadaceae, Rubiaceae, Saururaceae, Sparganiaceae, Typhaceae, and Zannichelliaceae.
Notable is the fact that the submersed aquatics in the order (Aponogetonaceae, Hydrocharitaceae, Najadaceae, Ruppiaceae, Zannichelliaceae, Zosteraceae) lack vessels throughout the plant.
Morphology and development of floral shoots and organs in certain Zannichelliaceae. J.