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- Group 1Lycophytes, Monilophytes
- Group 2Gymnosperms
- Group 3Monocots
- Group 4Woody angiosperms with opposite or whorled leaves
- Group 5Woody angiosperms with alternate leaves
- Group 6Herbaceous angiosperms with inferior ovaries
- Group 7Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries and zygomorphic flowers
- Group 8Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, and 2 or more distinct carpels
- Group 9Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, connate petals, and a solitary carpel or 2 or more connate carpels
- Group 10Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, distinct petals or the petals lacking, and 2 or more connate carpels
Section LimosaeSee list of 4 species in this section
Reference: Ball (2002b).
1b. Carpellate scales shorter than (rarely as long as) the perigynia they subtend [Fig. 95]; lowest bract of inflorescence 0.5–7 cm long, shorter than the height of the inflorescence; stems usually aphyllopodic, without dead leaf remains at base (usually phyllopodic and with dead leaf remains at base in C. rariflora)
2b. Carpellate scales 2–3.4 mm wide, wider than (rarely as wide as) the perigynia they subtend; lateral spikes usually unisexual and carpellate (sometimes androgynous in C. limosa), 6–20 mm long; leaf blades 1–2.5 mm wide
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