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Key to Alismataceae

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1. Pistils, fruits ± fused at base; petals cut; flowers bisexual; stamens 6 ..... DAMASONIUM

1' Pistils, fruits free, in 1 whorl on margin of ± flat receptacle or spiralled on convex receptacle; petals ± cut to generally entire; flowers bisexual or unisexual; stamens 0, generally 6, or 7–30

2. Pistils, fruits in 1 whorl on margin of ± flat receptacle; stamens generally 6; flowers bisexual ..... ALISMA

2' Pistils, fruits spiralled on convex receptacle; stamens 0 or 7–30; flowers bisexual or unisexual

3. Flowers bisexual; fruit cluster bur-like, beaks terminal, 0.6–1.3 mm ..... ECHINODORUS

3' Fls, or at least proximal, unisexual; fruit cluster not bur-like, beaks terminal, 0.1–0.4 mm, or lateral, 0.1–2 mm ..... SAGITTARIA


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