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|Family: Gunneraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Etymology: (J.E. Gunner, Norwegian bishop, botanist, 1718--1773) Note: Plants obtain fixed nitrogen from cyanobacteria (Nostoc) living just under surface of rhizomes, roots, in the only such symbiosis in angiosperms.
eFlora Treatment Author: Livia Wanntorp & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gunneraceae
Next taxon: Gunnera tinctoria
Citation for this treatment: Livia Wanntorp & Elizabeth McClintock 2017. Gunnera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10106, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.