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|Family: Alismataceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb; roots not septate; flowers bisexual. Leaf: blade linear to ovate, tapered to base or petioled, base tapered to rounded. Inflorescence: peduncle generally smooth. Flower: receptacle +- flat; sepals generally 3.5--6 mm; petals cut, white to pink; stamens 6; pistils 6--15, in 1 whorl, +- fused at base, ovules 1. Fruit: generally +- spreading, laterally compressed, sides generally opaque, abaxially +- rounded, ribbed; beak >= body, generally terminal.
Species In Genus: +- 5 species: North America, Europe, Australia. Etymology: (Greek: ancient name)
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles E. Turner, Robert R. Haynes & C. Barre Hellquist
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Alisma triviale
Next taxon: Damasonium californicum
Citation for this treatment: Charles E. Turner, Robert R. Haynes & C. Barre Hellquist 2016. Damasonium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=68364, accessed on December 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 02, 2016.