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Noun1.Zosteraceae - used in some classifications: essentially equivalent to Potamogetonaceae
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Alismales, Naiadales, order Alismales, order Naiadales - an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
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Other 6 large families compose 58 genera and 99 species (45.0 %); 20 families (Equusetaceae, Hypecoaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Frankeniaceae, Capparaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Geraniaceae, Biebersteiniaceae, Peganaceae, Elaeagnaceae, Apiaceae, Apocynaceae, Solanaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Plantaginaceae, Alliaceae, Asparagaceae, Najadaceae, Zosteraceae, Typhaceae) have only one genus and one species (9.09%).
Zosterin is low methoxyl pectin extracted from the sea grass of Zosteraceae kind.
Population genetics of Zostera marina Linnaeus (Zosteraceae) base on AFLP analysis.
(Zosteraceae; marine eelgrass) relies on clonal growth and sexual reproduction [18, 19].
Seagrasses (Posidoniaceae, zosteraceae, Hydrocharitaceae, or Cymodoceaceae) are a key food resource for large, threatened herbivores like manatees (Trichechus manatus) and green turtles (Chelonia mydas)in estuarine and marine areas, although they also consume other submerged aquatic macrophytes (Bjorndal, 1997; Lefebvre et al., 2000).
In Hydrocharitaceae, similar reduction is known from several genera (Cook, 1998a), and the same applies for Juncaginaceae (Haynes et al., 1998a), Najadaceae (Haynes et al., 1998b), Positloniaceae (Kuo & McComb, 1998b), Potamogetonaceae (Haynes et al., 1998c), Zannichelliaceae (Haynes et al., 1998d), and Zosteraceae (Kuo & McComb, 1998c).