Triuridales

  • Brij M. Johri
  • Kunda B. Ambegaokar
  • Prem S. Srivastava

Abstract

Triuridales is a small monotypic order. The family Triuridaceae comprises saprophytic herbs with unisexual flowers. The female flowers have an apocarpous pistil. Each carpel contains a single basal ovule. The fruits are of an aggregate type bearing endospermic seeds with a small, globular and undifferentiated embryo.

Keywords

Starch 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brij M. Johri
    • 1
  • Kunda B. Ambegaokar
    • 1
  • Prem S. Srivastava
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of BotanyHamdard UniversityHamdard Nagar New DelhiIndia

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