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Potamogetonaceae

Index Potamogetonaceae

The Potamogetonaceae, commonly referred to as the pondweed family, are an aquatic family of monocotyledonous flowering plants. [1]

32 relations: Achene, Alismatales, Althenia, Amphibolis, Aquatic plant, Cosmopolitan distribution, Cymodocea, Cymodoceaceae, Drupe, Flower, Flowering plant, Fruit, Groenlandia, Halodule, Leaf, Lepilaena, Ludwig Reichenbach, Monocotyledon, Perennial plant, Phyllospadix, Posidonia, Potamogeton, Potamogetonaceae, Rhizome, Ruppia, Stoma, Stuckenia, Syringodium, Thalassodendron, Zannichellia, Zostera, Zosteraceae.

Achene

An achene (Greek ἀ, a, privative + χαίνειν, chainein, to gape; also sometimes called akene and occasionally achenium or achenocarp) is a type of simple dry fruit produced by many species of flowering plants.

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Alismatales

The Alismatales (alismatids) are an order of flowering plants including about 4500 species.

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Althenia

Althenia is a genus of aquatic plants of the family Potamogetonaceae.

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Amphibolis

Amphibolis is a genus in the family Cymodoceaceae.

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Aquatic plant

Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater).

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Cosmopolitan distribution

In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats.

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Cymodocea

Cymodocea is a genus in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1805.

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Cymodoceaceae

Cymodoceaceae is a family of flowering plants, sometimes known as the "manatee-grass family", which includes only marine species.

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Drupe

In botany, a drupe (or stone fruit) is an indehiscent fruit in which an outer fleshy part (exocarp, or skin; and mesocarp, or flesh) surrounds a single shell (the pit, stone, or pyrene) of hardened endocarp with a seed (kernel) inside.

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Flower

A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Fruit

In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Groenlandia

Groenlandia is a monotypic genus of aquatic plants (pondweed) of the family Potamogetonaceae.

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Halodule

Halodule is a genus of plants in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1841.

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Leaf

A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Lepilaena

Lepilaena is a genus of aquatic and marine flowering plant comprising 6 or more species endemic to coastal and brackish or alkaline inland waters of temperate Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand.

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Ludwig Reichenbach

Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (January 8, 1793 – March 17, 1879) was a German botanist and ornithologist.

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Monocotyledon

Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives more than two years.

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Phyllospadix

Phyllospadix, surfgrass, is a genus of seagrass, a flowering plant in the family Zosteraceae, described as a genus in 1840.

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Posidonia

Posidonia is a genus of flowering plants.

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Potamogeton

Potamogeton is a genus of aquatic, mostly freshwater, plants of the family Potamogetonaceae.

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Potamogetonaceae

The Potamogetonaceae, commonly referred to as the pondweed family, are an aquatic family of monocotyledonous flowering plants.

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Rhizome

In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.

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Ruppia

Ruppia, also known as the widgeonweeds, ditch grasses or widgeon grass, is the only genus in the family Ruppiaceae, with eight known species.

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Stoma

In botany, a stoma (plural "stomata"), also called a stomata (plural "stomates") (from Greek στόμα, "mouth"), is a pore, found in the epidermis of leaves, stems, and other organs, that facilitates gas exchange.

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Stuckenia

Stuckenia is a genus of flowering plants.

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Syringodium

Syringodium is a genus in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1860.

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Thalassodendron

Thalassodendron is a genus of seagrass in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1970.

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Zannichellia

Zannichellia (common name horned pondweed) is a genus of submerged aquatic flowering plant.

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Zostera

Zostera is a small genus of widely distributed seagrasses, commonly called marine eelgrass or simply eelgrass.

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Zosteraceae

Zosteraceae (one of the four seagrasses families, Kubitzki ed. 1998) is a family of marine perennial flowering plants found in temperate and subtropical coastal waters, with the highest diversity located around Korea and Japan.

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Zannichelliaceae.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potamogetonaceae

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