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Descriptor English: Pontederiaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Pontederiaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Pontederiaceae
Descriptor French: Pontederiaceae
Entry term(s): Pontederia
Pontederias
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.827
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031805
Scope note: A plant family of the order Liliales, subclass Liliidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Most species are perennials, native primarily to tropical America. They have creeping rootstocks, fibrous roots, and leaves in clusters at the base of the plant or borne on branched stems. The fruit is a capsule containing many seeds, or a one-seeded winged structure.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37044
Unique ID: D031805
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Pontederiaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0398835
Scope note A plant family of the order Liliales, subclass Liliidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Most species are perennials, native primarily to tropical America. They have creeping rootstocks, fibrous roots, and leaves in clusters at the base of the plant or borne on branched stems. The fruit is a capsule containing many seeds, or a one-seeded winged structure.
Preferred term Pontederiaceae
Pontederia - Narrower
Concept UI M0398836
Preferred term Pontederia
Entry term(s) Pontederias



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