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Commelinaceae

See list of 2 genera in this family

Reference: Faden (2000).

  • 1a. Corolla weakly zygomorphic—one of the petals usually smaller than the other 2; inflorescence subtended by a folded spathe; flowers with 3 fertile stamens and usually 
3 sterile stamens with cruciform anthers
  • 1b. Corolla actinomorphic; inflorescence subtended by leaves; flowers with 6 fertile stamens

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