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Juncaginaceae Richard

Habit
Aquatics growing in or on water, Aquatic submerged, Aquatic emergent, Aquatic leaves floating, Aquatic fresh water, Aquatic marine, Herbaceous, Annuals, Perennials

Roots
Rhizomes, Tubers, Stolons or runners, Sap clear

Stems
elongate, rounded

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

Inflorescence
terminal, scapose, spikes, Flowers sessile

Flowers
Flowers unisexual, Plants monoecious, Flowers bisexual, Perianth present, Perianth reduced to bristles or scales, Perianth absent, Flowers small, Flowers 3 merous, Flowers actinomorphic, Flowers zygomorphic, Floral bracteoles present

Sepals/Tepals
Tepals 6 (Sepals indistinguishable from petals)

Petals/Tepals
Petals 6, Petals mostly separate

Stamens
Stamens 1, Stamens 4 (2+2), Stamens 6 (3+3)

Pistil
Carpels separate (apocarpous), Carpels united, Carpels partially united, Carpels 3, Ovary superior, Styles 1, Stigma terminal capitate or trilobed, Locules 3, Placentation basal (or apical)

Fruit
Fruit - achene (nutlet), Fruit - winged, Fruit 1-seeded

Seeds
Seeds - single per locule, Seeds - angulate


 

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