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Hanguanaceae Airy Shaw

Habit
Aquatics growing in or on water, Aquatic leaves floating, Aquatic fresh water, Terrestrial, Herbaceous, Perennials

Roots
Rhizomes, Stolons or runners, Sap clear

Stems
elongate, rounded, solid, aerenchyma

Leaves
Leaves - sheathing at base, Leaves - sheath open, Leaves - simple, Leaves - basal (rosette), Leaves - alternate, Leaves - spiral, Leaves - linear or filiform (grass-like), Leaves - blade broad, Leaves - venetion parallel, Leaves - venetion pinnate-parallel, Leaves - soft, Leaves - margins entire

Inflorescence
terminal, lateral or axillary, bracteate, panicles, Flowers sessile

Flowers
Flowers unisexual, Plants dioecious, Perianth present, Flowers small, Flowers 3 merous, Flowers actinomorphic

Sepals/Tepals
Tepals 6 (Sepals indistinguishable from petals), Sepals chaffy

Petals/Tepals
Petals 6, Petals mostly separate, Petals white (to pinkish), Petals yellow, Petals greenish

Stamens
Stamens 6 (3+3), Staminodes present

Pistil
Carpels united, Carpels 3, Ovary superior, Styles 1, Stigma terminal capitate or trilobed, Locules 1, Locules 3, Placentation axile

Fruit
Fruit - berry, Fruit 1-seeded

Seeds
Seeds - single per locule, Seeds - surface +/- smooth


 

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