Planera

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Related to Planera aquatica: Ulmus americana, Planeta
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Noun1.Planera - a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United StatesPlanera - a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
elm family, family Ulmaceae, Ulmaceae - a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
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Pit membranes with thickenings known as tori have been located in pit pairs of water-conducting cells in the wood of Planera aquatica.
With this information they hypothesized that Planera aquatica, a monotypic species native primarily to the southeastern United States (Samuelson & Hogan, 2003) should also have tori since its wood was said to be ring-porous (Sweitzer, 1971).
The three cypress swamp community types of Caddo lake belong to the Baldcypress cover type (SAF type 101), although Planera aquatica, common at Caddo Lake, is described as an understory associate for the Baldcypress/Tupelo cover type (SAF type 102), but not for the pure Baldcypress type.