Polygonaceae (docks and knotgrasses) - BioInfo.
Polygonaceae synonyms, Polygonaceae pronunciation, Polygonaceae translation, English dictionary definition of Polygonaceae. Noun 1. Polygonaceae - a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats buckwheat family, family.
The flowers of Polygonaceae have been studied extensively. Most researchers concluded that six tepals is the primitive condition in the family (R. A. Laubengayer 1937), but A. S. Lamb Frye and K. A. Kron (2003) concluded that five tepals is the primitive condition, and that taxa with six or four tepals evolved multiple times within the family.
Introduction to Polygonaceae Herbs, climber, subshrub or trees, stems erect, prostate or twining, usually with swollen nodes. Leaves simple, alternate or spiral, entire; stipules usually united as a membranous sheath or ocrea. Inflorescence with a partial racemose or fasicled, spicate and capitate paniculate or solitary fasicle, determinate or.
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The last comprehensive revision of the family was published in 1993 by John Brandbyge as part of The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Brandbyge followed earlier systems of plant classification in dividing Polygonaceae into two subfamilies, Eriogonoideae and Polygonoideae.Since 1993, the circumscriptions of these two subfamilies have been changed in light of phylogenetic studies of DNA.
Polygonaceous definition, belonging to the Polygonaceae, the buckwheat family of plants. See more.
Polygonaceae (n.). 1. a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats 2.