Cabombaceae


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Noun1.Cabombaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Cabomba, genus Cabomba - alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants
Brasenia, genus Brasenia - alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae
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(2005) dated the crown group of Nymphaeales (then assumed to consist of only Cabombaceae and Nymphaeaceae) as 44.6 [+ or -]7.9 Ma (Eocene), which led them to suggest that the early Albian flower Monetianthus, thought by Friis et al.
A total of seven plant species were found, and belong to seven families: Characeae (Chara sp.) (S), Salviniaceae (Salvinia auriculata Aubl.) (F), Cabombaceae (Cabomba aquatica Aubl.) (S), Nymphaeaceae (Nymphaea pulchella DC Syst.) (F), Poaceae (Leersia cf.
is a small genus in the family Cabombaceae, containing 5 species whose identification is problematic due to vegetative similarity among the taxa.
In this concluding volume of a comprehensive compilation of the taxonomy and distribution of the vascular plants of Siberia, Russian botanical scientists make revisions to the family Cabombaceae, adding 16 new genera and 208 species and subspecies; replacing the names of 6 genera and 39 species; and appending an alphabetical list of the Latin names of families, genera, species, and subspecies covered in the entire series.
Pollen morphology and ultrastructure of the Cabombaceae: correlations with pollination biology.
Families represented by a single species are the Alismataceae, Araceae, Cabombaceae, Juncaceae, Lamiaceae, Najadaceae, Rubiaceae, Saururaceae, Sparganiaceae, Typhaceae, and Zannichelliaceae.