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Alismataceae Ventenat. Water-plantain Family.

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A family of about 17 genera and 113 species, herbs, subcosmopolitan in distribution. Here circumscribed to include the Limnocharitaceae, which forms one of three clades (and not the first-branching) in a broadened Alismataceae (Li et al. 2022).

Ref: Haynes (2000b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000); Haynes & Hellquist (2000a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000); Haynes, Les, & Holm-Nielsen In Kubitzki (1998b); Lehtonen (2008); Lehtonen & Myllys (2008); Li et al. (2022); Li et al. (2022); Rogers (1983). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Alisma | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Oleg Kosterin, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Oleg Kosterin | Alisma gramineum source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Helanthium tenellum | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sagittaria fasciculata, Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preserve, Greenville County, South Carolina 2 by Alan Cressler | Sagittaria source | Original Image ⭷

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