family Nymphaeaceae


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Noun1.family Nymphaeaceae - dicot aquatic plantsfamily Nymphaeaceae - dicot aquatic plants      
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
genus Nuphar, Nuphar - spatterdocks
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
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Sculthorpe (1967) also describes star-shaped sclereids that project into the lacunae of the spongy tissue in members of the family Nymphaeaceae. The interpreted function of these structures is to provide support for the palisade and spongy tissue of the leaves (Conard, 1905).

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