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Typhaceae

See list of 2 genera in this family
  • 1a. Spikes spherical, most or all of carpellate ones subtended by prominent, leafy bracts 
 [Figs. 306,307]; fruit an achene with a persistent stigma beak; leaves flaccid to firm, parallel-veined and checkered with rectangular areoles
  • 1b. Spikes cylindric, the carpellate ones without leafy bracts; fruit a wind-dispersed follicle; leaves firm, parallel-veined

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