Cabombaceae Richard ex A. Richard. Water-shield Family.
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).
Ref: Les & Crawford (1999); Wiersema (1997c) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Williamson & Schneider In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). Show full citations.