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polyclave to the monocotyledonous families of the world

C. Kameswara Rao

polyclave to the monocotyledonous families of the world

a computer generated identification key

by C. Kameswara Rao

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monocotyledons.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC. Kameswara Rao, R.J. Pankhurst.
    SeriesPublication -- no.999, Publication (British Museum (Natural History)) -- no.999.
    ContributionsPankhurst, R. J. 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495.A14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 datafile :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22225317M
    ISBN 100565009990

    Monocots with reticulate leaf veins are found in a wide variety of monocot families: for example, Trillium, Smilax (greenbriar), and Pogonia (an orchid), and the Dioscoreales. Nevertheless, this list of traits is a generally valid set of contrasts, especially when contrasting monocots with eudicots rather than non-monocot flowering plants in. Among the monocots are some of the largest families of angiosperms (such as the orchids with ca. 20, species and the grasses with ca. 15, species) as well as some of the most economically important species of plants. Numerous vegetation types are dominated by monocots including grasslands, palm savannas, sedge meadows, and cattail marshes.

    1a. Plants thalloid, not differentiated into stems and leaves, –15 mm long, free floating on or near the surface of water [Fig. 61] (in part). Plants of the Lily Family Most showy monocot flowers with parts in threes belong to the Lily family or one of its allies. Lilies have 3 sepals and 3 petals, which are identical in size and color (often referred to as 6 tepals). There are 6 stamens, but some species lack anthers on some of the stamens.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Monocot and Dicot Cards: The Monocot and Dicot cards are wild cards that may be used to complete a run in any Monocot or Dicot family. For example, the Monocot Card could be used in a run of Lilies or a run of Grasses. The Dicot Card could be used in a run of any of the other families.


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Polyclave to the monocotyledonous families of the world by C. Kameswara Rao Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A polyclave to the monocotyledonous families of the world: a computer generated identification key. [C Kameswara Rao; R J Pankhurst]. Monocotyledon, byname monocot, one of the two great groups of flowering plants, or angiosperms, the other being the eudicotyledons (eudicots).

There are approximat species of monocots, including the most economically important of all plant families, Poaceae (true grasses), and the largest of all plant families, Orchidaceae (orchids). Of these, the grass family (Poaceae) is the most economically important, which together with the orchids Orchidaceae account for half of the species diversity, accounting for 34% and 17% of all monocots respectively and are among the largest families of angiosperms.

They are also among the dominant members of many plant : Tracheophytes. PLANTS Interactive ID Keys. Grasses ()Legumes ()Gymnosperms; Wetland Monocots; Ericaceae; ON-LINE VERSION: The application runs on-line in a new browser window and does not load any executable files onto your computer.

Best viewed in Internet Explorer. DOWNLOAD VERSION: The application runs off-line in your browser and does not load any executable files onto your computer. Morphological concepts; Chemical characters; Evolutionary concepts, classification; Criteira for the monocotyledons; Origin of the monocotyledons; Fossils; Distribution of character conditions; Ancestral polyclave to the monocotyledonous families of the world book derived character states in monocotyledons in general and in various of the major groups; Evolution within the monocotyledons; Taxonomy; Superorder liliiflorae; Order asparagales; order.

Poaceae, formerly called Gramineae, grass family of monocotyledonous flowering plants, a division of the order Poaceae are the world’s single most important source of food. They rank among the top five families of flowering plants in terms of the number of species, but they are clearly the most abundant and important family of the Earth’s flora.

The Class Liliopsida constitutes the monocotyledonous angiosperms and includes some of the largest plant families such as the orchids with s species and the grasses with perh species.

In the previous chapter we learned how to separate the two major flowering plant groups: the dicotyledons and the monocotyledons, and covered a number of dicot families. Poaceae (/ p oʊ ˈ eɪ s i aɪ /) or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as includes the cereal grasses, bamboos and the grasses of natural grassland and species cultivated in lawns and pasture.

The latter are commonly referred to. All Families; The Plant List — all families. The Plant List contains a working list of plants of the world. The species included are grouped into genera, families and 4 major groups.

Use the Browse function to explore the taxonomic hierarchy embedded within The Plant List. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service “National Plant Data Center” includes interactive keys (polyclave key) and plant character data sets for some groups of plants.

The data is available for grasses (Poaceae family) and legumes (Fabaceae family) — among other plant families. M.B. Kirkham, in Principles of Soil and Plant Water Relations (Second Edition), Monocotylendous Leaves. The leaves of the monocotyledons vary in form and structure, and some resemble those of the dicotyledons (Esau, ; p.

).Monocotyledonous leaves may have petioles and blades, for example Canna (common name is also canna) and Hosta (plantain lily). Some examples of monocotyledon include: 1. Barley 2.

Banana 3. Bamboo 4. Bermuda grass 5. Coconut 6. Garlic 7. Lucky bamboo 8. Maize 9. Onion Pine apple Rice Wheat Some examples of dicotyledon include: 1.

Apple 2. Blue gum 3. Cabbage 4. The Class Liliopsida constitutes the monocotyledonous angiosperms and includes some of the largest plant families such as the orchids with s species and the grasses with perh species. In lilliopsida previous chapter we learned how to separate the two major flowering plant groups: In this chapter, we shall do the same by.

Polyclave Identification: A polyclave is a multientry, order-free key implemented in one of several different formats. One form is a diagnostic key that uses cards placed on top of one another to eliminate taxa that disagree with the specimen to be identified.

Polyclaves have a tremendous advantage over dichotomous system of plant identification. Alliaceae The Alliaceae or onion family was once included in the monocot family Liliaceae, but is now recognized by many as a separate plant family.

The family includes herbaceous (nonwoody) monocot plants that are generally perennial but not evergreen. Most are native to dry or moderately moist regions and other open areas.

The family includes bulb or corm-forming plants as well as plants. The anatomy of monocot and dicot stem are similar, however, some notable differences are as follows: The hypodermis of the cortex in monocots is made of sclerenchymatous cells.

Vascular bundles are numerous, but scattered, conjoint and closed, surrounded by the ground tissue. Phloem parenchyma is absent. Dicotyledonous and Monocotyledonous Leaves. Lilioid monocots (lilioids, liliid monocots, petaloid monocots, petaloid lilioid monocots) is an informal name used for a grade (grouping of taxa with common characteristics) of five monocot orders (Petrosaviales, Dioscoreales, Pandanales, Liliales and Asparagales) in which the majority of species have flowers with relatively large, coloured characteristic is similar to that found.

Hereunder is a partial list of monocot families and other information relevant to plant classification. It has already been discussed that classification of plants into various groupings is important in agriculture.

For example, having leaves with penni-parallel venation is a useful guide in identifying crops under the order Zingiberales (gingers and bananas). world. I have examined numerous specimens in all families. I have written concise, uniform descriptions of all the families of monocots, emphasizing those characters that show trends between families or occur in more than one family.

Each family is illustrated by analytical drawings of the flower, fruit, seed and usually inflorescence. Condition: Good. Volume 6. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition.

Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBNX. Therefore, families such as Agavaceae (Agaves), Liliaceae (Lilies), Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis etc.) and Iridaceae (Irises) represent some of the 'older' monocotyledon families.

The newest monocotyledons, and therefore the most recently evolved group of plants are the grasses, which belong to the family .Related WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed liliopsid family family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family" liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with.Learn monocot families with free interactive flashcards.

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