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Annual, perennial herb from caudices, corms, stolons, rhizomes, or tubers, aquatic (± emergent or on mud); roots fibrous, septate or not; monoecious, dioecious, or flowers bisexual.
Stem: caudex short.
Leaf: basal, simple, palmately veined, floating or not; submersed generally linear to ovate; emergent linear to sagittate.
Inflorescence: generally scapose, umbel-, raceme-, or panicle-like; flowers, branches whorled.
Flower: radial; sepals 3, generally green, generally persistent; petals 3, generally > sepals, white or pink; stamens 6–many; pistils 6–many, free or ± fused at base.
Fruit: achene, generally compressed, beaked.
± 12 genera, 75–100 species: especially tropics, subtrop. [Haynes & Hellquist 2000 FNANM 22:7–25] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Rogers 1983 J Arnold Arbor 64:383–420]
Key to Alismataceae
Annual, perennial herb; roots not septate; flowers bisexual.
Leaf: petiole angled; blade linear to ovate, with [without] translucent dots or lines, base tapered to cordate.
Inflorescence: axes generally angled; peduncle generally smooth.
Flower: receptacle convex; sepals generally 2–6 mm, dark green; petals generally entire, white; stamens 9–15; pistils many, free, spiralled on convex receptacle.
Fruit: body ± compressed, generally ribbed; beak terminal [ lateral].
± 26 species: Am, especially tropics. (Greek: spiny, leathery container, from fruit)
Unabridged references: [Haynes & Holm-Nielsen 1986 Brittonia 38:325–332]
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Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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