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CharactersTaxa
Plant type
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Plant form
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Free-floating plant shape
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Stem
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Stem shape in cross-section
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Distribution of leaves along stem
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Vegetative spreading
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Spongy aerenchyma
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Leaf shape
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Floating leaf shape
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Leaf arrangement on stem (phyllotaxis I)
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Leaf arrangement on stem (phyllotaxis II)
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Leaf attachment
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Leaf petiole
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Leaf petiole or inflorescence pedicel/peduncle
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Leaf or petiole with bands or septae
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Leaf venation
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Leaf blade base
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Leaf dissection
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Leaf morphology
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Leaf margin
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Leaf margin with indentations
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Leaf color
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Leaf color on upper surface
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Leaf apex
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Leaf midvein spines
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Leaf or leaflet blade length
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Leaf habit
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Trapping organs
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Roots
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Root branching
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Bulb or corm
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Inflorescence position
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Inflorescence type
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Petal color
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Corolla type
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Number of flower petals, tepals or corolla lobes
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Inflorescence bracts
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Individual flower size
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Flower symmetry
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Sepals
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Petals and sepals
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Petals
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Flowers per inflorescence
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Flower(s) position
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Spadix (aroids only)
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Duckweed (Lemnaceae) thallus frond shape
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Duckweed (Lemnaceae) thallus frond
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Liverwort thallus shape
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Fruit arrangement
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Geographic region (native distribution only)
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Habitat
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Flowering plant family
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Acorus
Aldrovanda
Alisma
Alternanthera
Ammannia
Anubias
Aponogeton
Azolla
Bacopa
Barclaya
Blyxa
Bolbitis
Brasenia
Cabomba
Callitriche
Cardamine
Carex
Ceratophyllum
Ceratopteris
Chara
Colocasia
Crassula
Crinum
Cryptocoryne
Cyperus
Cyrtosperma
Didiplis
Echinodorus
Egeria
Eichhornia
Elatine
Eleocharis
Elodea
Equisetum
Eriocaulon
Euryale
Fissidens
Fontinalis/Vesicularia
Glossostigma
Gratiola
Gymnocoronis
Hemianthus
Heteranthera
Hippuris
Hottonia
Houttuynia
Hydrilla
Hydrocharis
Hydrocleys
Hydrocotyle
Hydrothrix
Hydrotriche
Hygrophila
Hygroryza
Ipomoea
Iris
Isoetes
Juncus
Lagarosiphon
Lagenandra
Lasia
Lemna
Lilaeopsis
Limnobium
Limnocharis
Limnophila
Lindernia
Lobelia
Ludwigia
Lysimachia
Maidenia
Marsilea
Mayaca
Micranthemum
Microcarpaea
Microsorum
Monochoria
Myriophyllum
Najas
Nasturtium
Nechamandra
Nelumbo
Nesaea
Nitella
Nuphar
Nymphaea
Nymphoides
Ondinea
Orontium
Ottelia
Pellia
Peltandra
Philydrum
Phyllanthus
Pistia
Pogostemon
Polygonum
Pontederia
Potamogeton
Proserpinaca
Regnellidium
Riccia
Ricciocarpus
Rotala
Sagittaria
Salvinia
Samolus
Saururus
Shinnersia
Sparganium
Spirodela
Stratiotes
Thalia
Tonina
Trapa
Triglochin
Typha
Typhonodorum
Urospatha
Utricularia
Vallisneria
Victoria
Villarsia
Wolffia
Wolffiella
Xyris
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