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Perennial, often large, terrestrial [semi- aquatic]; rhizome often with large scales.
Stem: ± 0.
Leaf: simple, generally alternate, often large; stipules 0; blades < to > petioles, ± round to reniform or ovate, generally toothed or lobed.
Inflorescence: panicle (generally spikes along 1° axis), terminal or from upper axils, large; flowers many, often pistillate below, staminate above, bisexual between.
Flower: very small, unisexual or bisexual; sepals generally 2 [± 0]; petals 2 ; stamens 1–2; ovary inferior, chamber 1, styles 2.
1 genus, ± 35 species: Mex, s hemisphere, HI; several cultivated. Rhizome scales previously interpreted as stipules. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Previous taxon: Ribes viscosissimum
Next taxon: Gunnera
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
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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