Araceae


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Araceae

the plant family of aroids (arums) which can be highly irritant when chewed because of a high content of oxalate as raphide crystals. Genera include Arum, Dieffenbachia, Philodendron, Monstera, Zantedeschia, Arisaema, Xanthosma, Lysichiton.
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The Araceae family comprises about 110 genera and over 3,700 species, and although also distributed in the Old World tropics and north temperate regions, is most diverse in the New World tropics (Grayum 1990).
Refuges, Fragmentation and Biodiversity Conservation: The Case of the Araceae.
Among delphacids, the association with Araceae is a biological feature only shared with all three species of Tarophagus (the taro planthoppers), T.
Any Araceae or Lamiaceae family plant was not used at all by the Kavirajes of Narail and Jessore districts in the villages surveyed, while the Malvaceae and Solanaceae families contributed two species each.
1993; Rowe and Pringle, 2005) and other predominant families of vascular epiphytes (such as the Araceae, Cyclanthaceae and Piperaceae) have also been analyzed (Bermudes and Benzing, 1989; Lesica and Antibus, 1990; Janos, 1993; Maffia et al.
Assis (Assis, 2003); Araceae, Anthurium gomesianum Nadruz (Nadruz, 2006); Begoniaceae, Begonia aguiabrancensis L.
In these studies, as in those done during this period on vessels of Araceae (Carlquist and Schneider, 1998b; Schneider and Carlquist, 1998b), we thought that macerations provided reasonably reliable material for establishing pit membrane presence or absence.
2005 A new species of Aridarum, Schismatoglottideae, Araceae, from the Muller Range, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
In the Neotropics, the most important phytotelmata are Apiaceae, Araceae, Bromeliaceae, Poaceae, Heliconiaceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, Sarraceniaceae, Strelitziaceae and Zingiberaceae, including an uncompiled and probably long list of plant families providing fruits or fallen leaves.
She used scissors to cut 4x4 cm squares from leaves of plant families Anacardiaceae (mango), Araceae (probably Alocasia macrorhiza), Bromeliaceae (V.
Among Alismatales, many Araceae (including Lemnaceae) have unicarpellate flowers (also the basal genus Gymnostachys; Buzgo, 2001), and some have unistaminate flowers (Mayo et al.