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Noun1.Rapateaceae - South American herbs somewhat resembling members of the Juncaceae
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
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In Rapateaceae, flowers of Kunhardtia have a monosymmetric corolla (Stevenson et al.
guianensis, Pitcarniapunicea, and Puya laxa) and two taxa of Rapateaceae (Stegolepsis ligulata, and S.
With ca 20 000 species, the extended order Poales includes about one third of all monocot species, including the grass and sedge families and their respective allies (graminids, cyperids and xyrids), plus three families, Bromeliaceae, Rapateaceae, and Typhaceae, that are relatively early-divergent within Poales, though their precise relationships remain unresolved (reviewed by Linder & Rudall 2005).
2002 South American-African disjunctions in Rapateaceae and Bromeliaceae.
Hydatellaceae, Mayacaceae, Rapateaceae, Sparganiaceae, Typhaceae and
He also found a surprising lack of aluminum hyperaccumulators in the monocotyledons, exceptions being members of the Rapateaceae and Aletris (Liliaceae).
Rapateaceae were recorded as secretory by Dahlgren et al.