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Potamogetonaceae Dumortier


Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: aquatic plants

Taxon group: monocots

Leaf: position: opposite, alternate

Flowers: inflorescence: spike

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: perianth number: 4

Stamen: number: 4

Pistil: style: absent, style 1, or styles more or less connate

Pistil: carpel: 4

Pistil: ovary: 1-loculed

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Fruit: types and characters: fleshy (berry, drupe, pome)

Seed: endosperm: seeds without endosperm

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