monocot family

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Noun1.monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seedmonocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
family Juncaceae, Juncaceae, rush family - tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
Acoraceae, subfamily Acoraceae - used in some classifications for the genus Acorus which is usually assigned to Araceae
duckweed family, family Lemnaceae, Lemnaceae - family of small free-floating thalloid plants
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Burmanniaceae, family Burmanniaceae - family of chiefly tropical herbs with basal leaves like bracts and small flowers
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
Cyperaceae, family Cyperaceae, sedge family - bulrush; chufa; cotton grass; papyrus; umbrella plant
family Pandanaceae, Pandanaceae, screw-pine family - family of woody plants of the order Pandanales including pandanus
cattail family, family Typhaceae, Typhaceae - perennial marsh plants with creeping rootstocks and long linear leaves
bur-reed family, family Sparganiaceae, Sparganiaceae - coextensive with the genus Sparganium
bloodwort family, family Haemodoraceae, Haemodoraceae - some genera placed in family Liliaceae
Cannaceae, family Cannaceae - coextensive with the genus Canna
arrowroot family, family Marantaceae, Marantaceae - tropical perennial herbs with usually starchy rhizomes
banana family, family Musaceae, Musaceae - treelike tropical Asian herbs
family Strelitziaceae, strelitzia family, Strelitziaceae - woody plants with erect stems of tropical South America and South Africa and Madagascar; in some classifications included in the family Musaceae
family Zingiberaceae, ginger family, Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
family Xyridaceae, Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass family - plants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places
Commelinaceae, family Commelinaceae, spiderwort family - large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts
Bromeliaceae, family Bromeliaceae, pineapple family - a family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance
family Mayacaceae, Mayacaceae - a monocotyledonous family of bog plants of order Xyridales
family Rapateaceae, Rapateaceae - South American herbs somewhat resembling members of the Juncaceae
Eriocaulaceae, family Eriocaulaceae, pipewort family - chiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs: pipeworts
family Naiadaceae, family Najadaceae, naiad family, Naiadaceae, Najadaceae - monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers
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Cyperaceae (sedges) represent the third largest monocot family in terms of species diversity, after Orchidaceae (orchids) and Poaceae (grasses), with c.
With genome sequence information, the gene discovery and functional verification could be conducted in this aquatic monocot family. Meanwhile, from a systematic view, the morphological character combined with the DNA sequence method could resolve the classification problem.
Agave is a succulent genus within the monocot family Agavaceae [7], include around 166 species and is the largest genus in the family agavaceae that consist of 9 genera and 293 species [8], which naturally grow in Northern and Central America [9], and thrived in semiarid regions such as Mexico, Australia, and Africa [10].
Potamogetonaceae is a small subcosmopolitan monocot family of aquatic herbs with submersed or floating leaves, belonging to the order Alismatales (Haynes and Holm-Nielsen, 2003).
Family Fabaceae contained highest number of plant species, represented by 12 taxa and was followed by monocot family Poaceae with 7 taxa, and dicot Asteraceae with 5 species.