Melanthiaceae


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Related to Melanthiaceae: family Melanthiaceae, Liliales
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one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted: includes Aletris

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Familia Numero de generos Numero de especies Agavaceae 2 7 Alliaceae 4 4 Alstromeriaceae 1 1 Amaryllidaceae 3 6 Anthericaceae 1 9 Araceae 2 2 Bromeliaceae 4 19 Calochortaceae 1 4 Commelinaceae 8 21 Cyperaceae 7 28 Dioscoreaceae 1 12 Eriocaulaceae 1 3 Hydrocharitaceae 1 1 Hypoxidaceae 1 4 Iridaceae 3 12 Juncaceae 2 5 Juncaginaceae 1 1 Lemnaceae 1 2 Melanthiaceae 2 4 Orchidaceae 44 130 Poaceae 38 75 Pontederiaceae 1 1 Potamogetonaceae 1 3 Smilacaceae 1 4 Typhaceae 1 1 Total 132 359 Cuadro 2.
A phylogenetic analysis of the plastid matK gene with emphasis on Melanthiaceae sensu lato.
A synopsis of Melanthiaceae (Liliales) with focus on character evolution in tribe Melanthieae.
Tofieldia was first named by Walker (1986) as being among the most primitive extant monocotyledons, together with Narthecium (both are former members of Melanthiaceae s.
Also the size of sieve-element plastids is significantly larger in Melanthiaceae s.
The heterogeneity of the sieve-element plastids recorded in the Melanthiaceae s.
1985), the Melanthiaceae and Trichopodaceae are the primitive families of the Monocotyledons, respectively, whereas for Cronquist (1988) and Takhtajan (1987), the Butomaceae are still viewed, in a more traditional fashion, as one of the most primitive members of the Monocotyledons.
Some lilioid families require recircumscription following recent analyses; for example Melanthiaceae is now widely regarded as a polyphyletic assemblage of several families (Stevenson & Loconte, 1995; Chase et al.
Melanthiaceae (Tamamshjan, 1951) Trichopodaceae (Dahlgren et al.