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|Family: Pontederiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual [perennial herb], generally emergent. Stem: +- erect, stout [elongate]. Leaf: in basal rosettes; blade ovate to narrowly lanceolate; petiole not inflated, generally > blade. Inflorescence: raceme, reflexed after flower. Flower: +- radial; perianth bell-shaped to rotate, tube < 1 cm, parts 6, nearly free; stamens 6, 1 generally > others; ovary 3-chambered.
Species In Genus: 6 species: tropical Africa, Asia, northeastern Australia. Etymology: (Greek: 1 apart, from 1 stamen > others)
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles N. Horn & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Heteranthera limosa
Next taxon: Monochoria vaginalis
Citation for this treatment: Charles N. Horn & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Monochoria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9829, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.