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  1. Pontederiaceae, family Pontederiaceae, pickerelweed familynoun

    aquatic or bog plants

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  1. Pontederiaceae

    Pontederiaceae is a family of flowering plants. The APG IV system of 2016 (unchanged from the APG III system of 2009, the APG II system of 2003 and the APG system of 1998) places the family in the order Commelinales, in the commelinid clade, in the monocots. It is a small family of heterostylous aquatic plants, occurring in tropical and subtropical waters. Charles Darwin was interested in the specialized form of heterostyly found in the family, known as tristyly. Not all of the species are heterostylous. The family contains two genera with around 40 known species.It is best known for the water hyacinth (Pontederia crassipes), which is an invasive species in many waterways. The highly modified Heteranthera gardneri is a submerged aquatic with a two-flowered pseudanthium.

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  1. pontederiaceae

    Pontederiaceae is a family of flowering plants that consists of aquatic and wetland species, including some ornamental garden plants. The family is characterized by having monocotyledonous plants, and its members are found worldwide, but primarily in tropical and subtropical regions. Species in this family often have thick, fleshy leaves and bright, showy flowers. The most famous member of this family is the water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes).

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  1. Pontederiaceae

    Pontederiaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants. The APG II system, of 2003 places the family in the order Commelinales, in the commelinid clade, in the monocots. It is a small family of heterostylous aquatic plants, occurring in tropical and subtropical waters. Charles Darwin was interested in the specialized form of heterostyly found in the family, known as tristyly. Not all of the species are heterostylous. The family probably contains fewer than three dozen species. It is best known for the water hyacinth, which is an invasive species in many waterways. The highly modified Hydrothrix gardneri is a submerged aquatic with a two-flowered pseudanthium.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pontederiaceae

    A plant family of the order Liliales, subclass Liliidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Most species are perennials, native primarily to tropical America. They have creeping rootstocks, fibrous roots, and leaves in clusters at the base of the plant or borne on branched stems. The fruit is a capsule containing many seeds, or a one-seeded winged structure.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pontederiaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pontederiaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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