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Ruppiaceae Horaninow ex Hutchinson


Habit: herb

Important diagnostics: aquatic plants

Taxon group: monocots

Flowers: sexuality: bisexual

Flowers: perianth number: 0

Stamen: number: 2

Pistil: carpel: 4, 5, 6+

Pistil: ovule: 1 per locule

Fruit: types and characters: a nut (incl. achene, caryopsis, schizocarp, pyrene, etc.)

Seed: endosperm: seeds without endosperm

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Dictionary of The Families & Genera of Chinese Seed Plants: Link

Vascular Plant Type Catalog at NYBG: Link


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