Xiphidium


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Xi`phid´i`um


n.1.(Bot.) A genus of plants of the order Hæmodraceæ, having two-ranked, sword-shaped leaves.
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Este ecosistema reune afinidades taxonomicas con el area estudiada como Tradeschantia zanona, Carludovica palmata, Xiphidium caerulium, Calathea luthea, Heliconia latispatha, Dendropanax arboreus, Xylosma benthamii, Clidemia dentata, Gonzalagunia cornifolia, Luhehea seemannii, y los generos Voyria, Nectandra, Senna, Pithecellobium y Cissampelos (HOYOS et al.
Proposed suppression of Xiphidium glaberrimum Burmeister 1838 and Orchelimum cuticulare Audinet-Serville 1838 and proposed addition of Orchelimum vulgare Harris 1841 to the official lists (Insecta Grylloptera).
McClung (1899) described the meiotic behavior of what was for the first time called, 'accessory chromosome', in male Xiphidium fasciatum (Conocephalus fasciatus), a tettigoniid.
As in Tradescantia (see above), a perispore membrane, a typical feature of plasmodial tapeta (visible in TEM), occurs in Anigozanthos (Haemodoraceae, [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 15 OMITTED]) and was also illustrated in Xiphidium (Haemodoraceae) by Simpson (1989).