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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Pontederiaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Plant generally free-floating;  inflated or not; inflorescence few- to many-flowered ..... EICHHORNIA

1' Plant generally submersedemergent, or on wet ground; petiole not inflated; inflorescence generally 1- or few-flowered

2. Inflorescence generally 1-flowered; stamens 3; perianth tube > 1 cm ..... HETERANTHERA

2' Inflorescence few-flowered; stamens 6; perianth bell-shaped to , tube < 1 cm ..... MONOCHORIA



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