Eriocaulaceae


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Related to Eriocaulaceae: Iridaceae, pipewort
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Noun1.Eriocaulaceae - chiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs: pipeworts
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Commelinales, order Commelinales, order Xyridales, Xyridales - an order of monocotyledonous herbs
Eriocaulon, genus Eriocaulon - type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs
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2002) registered exodermis slightly with cells thickened in six aquatic species of Eriocaulaceae.
BKEO Essential oil SBEO Essential oil Eriocaulaceae Syngonanthus arthrotrichus Brazil Scapes EtOH ext.
Meany T20 AF466387 Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon decangulare L.
Number: RV540 Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon longifolium Nees Name: kumpau sambangau Life form/habitat: Small herb in wet soil of pasture.
Globular, condensed inflorescences also occur in Eriocaulaceae, Sparganium, and Rapateaceae.
The landscape is a mosaic of: (1) typical campos rupestres, which are areas of rocky outcrops with herbaceous vegetation and shrubs including Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, Velloziaceae, Orchidaceae, Asteraceae, and scattered trees up to 3 m in height, especially Eremanthus erythropappus; (2) open fields, composed predominantly of herbaceous species of Cyperaceae, Poaceae, and Eriocaulaceae, and small shrubs with an average height of 1 m; and (3) capoes de mata, which are small areas of dense forest-like vegetation associated with wetter areas, such as springs and small streams with trees up to 8 m in height and many epiphytic plants.
In Brazil, flowers and rhizomes of the family Eriocaulaceae have been used traditionally by indigenous peoples to treat skin infections (Hoehne, 1939).