Common names: Flowering- Rrush Family
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 3.

Herbs, perennial, rhizomatous, stemless, glabrous; sap clear. Roots not septate. Leaves basal, emersed or rarely submersed, sessile, sheathing somewhat proximally; blade with lade: translucent markings absent, basal lobes absent; venation parallel. Inflorescences scapose umbels, erect, bracteate. Flowers bisexual, hypogynous, pedicellate; tepals persistent, 6, in 2 series, scarious; stamens 9, distinct; anthers 4-loculed, dehiscing longitudinally; pistils 6, coherent proximally, 1-loculed; placentation laminar; ovules 50. Fruits follicles. Seeds: embryo straight; endosperm absent in mature seed.


Introduced; North America, native, temperate regions, Eurasia.


Genus Genera 1, species 1:

Lower Taxa

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Robert R. Haynes +
Richard +
Flowering- Rrush Family +
North America +, native +, temperate regions +  and Eurasia. +
anderson1974b +, stuckey1968a +, stuckey1990a +, stuckey1994a +  and tomlinson1982b +
Butomaceae +