Xyridaceae


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Noun1.Xyridaceae - plants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places
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
genus Xyris, Xyris - chiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers
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Robinson, 1908 Bacopa monnieri (L.) Pennell, 1946 N Portulacaceae Portulaca pilosa L., 1753 N Rubiaceae Diodia virginiana L., 1753 N Richardia brasiliensis Gomes, 1801 Spermacoce remota Lamarck, 1792 N Tetrachondraceae Polypremum procumbens L., 1753 N Verbenaceae Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene, 1899 N Verbena brasiliensis Vellozo, 1829 Verbena officinalis halei Barber, 1982 N Verbena scabra Vahl, 1798 N Xyridaceae Xyris ambigua Beyrich ex Kunth, 1843 N The species authorities and the native classification (N = native to Florida) are cited in Wunderlin & Hansen (2008).
Batis maritima and Portulaca oleracea) and Cyperaceae and Xyridaceae species, and, in some areas, remnant mangrove species can be also found (Vieillefon 1969; Nascimento 1993; LABOMAR/SEMACE 2005; Meireles 2005).
smalliana (Xyridaceae) (Calderon de Rzedowski, en prensa).
Growth forms included graminoids (Poaceae, Cyperaceae, Juncaceae, Hypoxidaceae, Xyridaceae) with grass-like foliage, forbs (herbs with broad leaves), woody vines, and shrubs.
Eriocaulaceae, Velloziaceae, and Xyridaceae are exceptionally species-rich in the CRs (Harley, 1995; Giulietti and Pirani, 1988).
In Xyridaceae the calyx is monosymmetric in Abolboda and Xyris, the corolla is bilabiate in Orectanthe, and the ovary is dorsiventrally compressed in Aratitiyopea (Kral, 1998).