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Cymodoceaceae Norman Taylor

Habit: Aquatics growing in or on water, Aquatic submerged, Aquatic marine, Herbaceous, Woody, Perennials

Roots: Rhizomes, Sap clear

Leaves: Leaves - sheathing at base, Leaves - sheath open, Leaves - simple, Leaves - cauline, Leaves - alternate, Leaves - 2-ranked (distichous), Leaves - linear or filiform (grass-like), Leaves - venetion parallel, Leaves - ligulate, Leaves - soft, Leaves - margins entire

Inflorescence: lateral or axillary, bracteate, flowers solitary, cymes, Flowers sessile, Flowers pedicellate

Flowers: Flowers unisexual, Plants dioecious, Perianth absent, Flowers minute barely visible, Flowers small, Flowers 2 merous, Flowers actinomorphic, Floral bracteoles present

Stamens: Stamens 2

Pistil: Carpels separate (apocarpous), Carpels 2, Ovary superior, Styles 1, Stigma terminal capitate or trilobed, Locules 1, Placentation basal (or apical)

Fruit: Fruit - achene (nutlet)

Seeds: Seeds - single per locule, Seeds - round or ellipsoid


 

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