family Pontederiaceae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Pontederiaceae - aquatic or bog plants
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
Eichhornia, genus Eichhornia - water hyacinth; water orchid
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, Kohn et al.'s (1996) recent molecular phylogenetic investigation of mating system evolution in the plant family Pontederiaceae suggests that there may be several long-lived selfing taxa in the group, and Armbruster's (1993) investigation of mating system evolution in the genus Dalechampia suggests reversals from selfing to outcrossing in several lineages.