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CLASS LILIOPSIDA Cronquist, Takhtajan & Zimmermann

Phylum Magnoliophyta – Subphylum Seagrasses

Plants mostly herbaceous, without normal secondary growth; vascular bundles'of the stem without cambium, scattered or in 2 or more rings. Roots all adventitious. Leaves usually with parallel venation. Floral parts usually in sets of 3; perianth frequently -of 2 whorls of 3 parts each (but in some orders much modified); embryo with one cotyledon.

References: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia Part I

Author: Enid L. Robertson **

Publication: Womersley, H.B.S. (31 May, 1984)
The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia
Part I
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