Plant Family


Family CN: Water-shield Family
Family Code: CABOMB
Family Parent: [in NYMPHAEALES]
Family Authority: A. Richard 1828
Summary: A family of 2 genera and about 6 species, aquatic herbs, nearly cosmopolitan. This family is closely related to the Nymphaeaceae and is sometimes combined with it (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group 2003).
Reference: Wiersema in FNA (1997); Williamson & Schneider in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Les et al. (1999).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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