Plant Family


Family CN: Pondweed Family
Family Code: POTAMO
Family Parent: [in ALISMATALES]
Family Authority: Dumortier 1829
Summary: A family of 6-7 genera and about 100 species (if circumscribed, as here, to include Zannichelliaceae), aquatic herbs, nearly cosmopolitan. Here circumscribed following recent molecular studies to include Zannichellia (Lindqvist et al. 2006; Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 2003, 2009).
Reference: Haynes & Hellquist in FNA (2000); Haynes (1978); Les & Haynes (1996); Haynes, Les, & Holm-Nielsen in Kubitzki (1998b); Wiegleb & Kaplan (1998)=Z; Lindqvist et al. (2006). [including ZANNICHELLIACEAE]
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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