Isoetaceae Dumort.

This family is accepted.

[FWTA]

Isoetaceae, A.H.G Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. 1959

Morphology General Habit
Usually with annual grass–like leaves arising in a tuft from a flattened corm–like axis; corm 3–4–lobed with black roots arising from the furrows between the lobes Herbaceous perennial aquatics or plants of wet places
Morphology Leaves
Leaves terete, or flattened above, with a ligule near the base and a sporangium sunk in a cavity in the leaf below the ligule

[FTEA]

Isoetaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Truly aquatic plants or terrestrialin seasonally boggy habitats
Morphology Stem
Stem short, corm-like, 2–4-lobed or unlobed, or better developed, elongate or rhizome-like; roots numerous, branched

Isoetaceae Dumort. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Anal. Fam. Pl. : 67. 1829 (1829)

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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