Pontederiaceae

plural noun Pon·te·de·ri·a·ce·ae

Definition of Pontederiaceae

:a family of monocotyledonous aquatic or bog plants (order Xyridales) having perfect more or less irregular flowers subtended by spathes resembling leaves

pontederiaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pontederiaceae

New Latin, from Pontederia, type genus + -aceae


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