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Noun1.Burmanniaceae - family of chiefly tropical herbs with basal leaves like bracts and small flowers
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Orchidales, order Orchidales - order of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae
Burmannia, genus Burmannia - type genus of the Burmanniaceae; slender herbs of warm regions with leaves resembling scales and flowers with a three-angled or three-winged perianth
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heterophyllum Blume Pinellia ternata (Thunberg) 14 Tenore ex Breitenbach * Pothos chinensis (Rafincsque) Merrill 5 Burmanniaceae * Burmannia disticha L.
Drawing from a database of global patterns in plant height for more than 20,000 species, the researchers estimated average maximum height for nearly 140 plant families worldwide -- ranging from a group of tropical plants called the Burmanniaceae, whose average height tops out at two inches (5 cm), to a family called the Tetramelaceae, which can tower above 140 feet (45 m).
Por ejemplo, los represen tantes de la familia Burmanniaceae habrian perdido su clorofila, durante el eoceno y el oligoceno, cuando era abundante el bosque tropical lluvioso con dosel cerrado (Jaramillo, 2002).
Such plants have arisen independently in many plant families including the Orchidaceae, Burmanniaceae, Corsiaceae, Scropulariaceae and Gentianaceae.
Parte III: Bromeliaceae, Burmanniaceae, Calochortaceae y Cannaceae.
48 Burmanniaceae Burmannia lutescens 49 Bursearaceae Dacryoides laxa 50 Dacryoides rostrata (Bl.