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Noun1.Strelitziaceae - woody plants with erect stems of tropical South America and South Africa and Madagascar; in some classifications included in the family Musaceae
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Musales, order Musales - tropical plants
genus Strelitzia, Strelitzia - small genus of large perennial evergreen herbs having leaves resembling those of banana plants; sometimes placed in family Musaceae
genus Ravenala - woody tropical plants with tall trunks; sometimes placed in family Musaceae
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While analysis from the present review suggest that shoot apical division is an ancestral branching type, shoot apical division in the commelinids is described only in Strelitzia Banks (Strelitziaceae) (Fisher, 1976).
Rugose spiraling whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), was first found in Florida in 2009, where it causes severe infestations of trees such as gumbo limbo (Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.; Sapindales: Burseraceae), coconut (Cocos nucifera L; Arecales: Arecaceae), black olive (Bucida buceras L.; Myrtales: Combretaceae), avocado (Persea americana Mill.; Laurales: Lauraceae), and Calophyllum species; Malpighiales: Calophyllaceae) (Stocks & Hodges 2012) and giant white bird of paradise (Strelitzia nicolai Regel & Korn; Zingiberales: Strelitziaceae).
These bats are characterized by the presence of circular adhesive disks on the sole of the foot and base of the thumb (Simmons, 1998), which they use to roost inside furled leaves of Heliconia (Heliconiaceae), Musa (Musaceae), Calathea (Marantaceae), Phenakospermum (Strelitziaceae) and dead leaves of Musa, Cecropia (Cecropiaceae) or palm fronds (Arecaceae) (Velazco et al., 2014).
Brown, que crecen desde el S de China hasta Borneo; Musaceae, con 2 generos y 35 especies; Marantaceae, con 31 generos y unas 550 especies, predominantemente neotropicales; Strelitziaceae, con 3 generos y unas 7-8 especies de las regiones tropicales y sub-tropicales de America y Africa, y Zingiberaceae, la familia mas numerosa, con unos 50 generos y unas 1400 especies originarias del paleotropico (Indonesia y Malasia), introducidas o naturalizadas en Norteamerica, Mexico, Antillas, Mesoamerica, Sudamerica, Asia, Africa y Australia.
In Mexico, 16 species of commercially grown plants (some of which form entire genus) belonging to four families (Arecaceae, Heliconiaceae, Musaceae and Strelitziaceae) have been reported as hosts of the red palm mite (Senasica 2013).
Con respecto a los cultivos de heliconias, se determinaron cuatro familias de las siete conocidas del orden Zingiberales, empleadas como plantas ornamentales de explotacion comercial (Heliconiaceae, Zingiberaceae, Strelitziaceae, Marantaceae), con 6 generos (Heliconia, Alpina, Etlingera, Zingiber, Strelitzia, Calathea) y 11 especies (caribea, psittacorum, wagneriana, rostrata, stricta, bihai, orthotricha, purpurata, elatior, zerumbet, reginae).
Family Name (Latin and Common): Strelitziaceae, the Strelitzia family