A report on Gentianaceae

Family of flowering plants of 103 genera and about 1600 species.

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Exaceae

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Exaceae is a flowering plant tribe in the family Gentianaceae.

Centaurium

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Centaurium (centaury) is a genus of 20 species in the gentian family (Gentianaceae), tribe Chironieae, subtribe Chironiinae.

Gentiana

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Gentiana frigida
The emblem of the Minamoto clan
Gentiana paradoxa

Gentiana is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the gentian family (Gentianaceae), the tribe Gentianeae, and the monophyletic subtribe Gentianinae.

Voyria

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Voyria, commonly known as ghostplants, is a genus of 20 species of herbaceous perennial plants, belonging to the family Gentianaceae.

Frasera

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Frasera, the green gentians, is a genus in the gentian family, native to North America and named for John Fraser, a Scottish botanist and colleague of Thomas Walter.

Eustoma

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Eustoma, commonly known as lisianthus or prairie gentian, is a small genus of plants in the gentian family.

Flowering plant

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Flowering plants are plants that bear flowers and fruits, and form the clade Angiospermae, commonly called angiosperms.

Flowering plants are plants that bear flowers and fruits, and form the clade Angiospermae, commonly called angiosperms.

Chamaenerion angustifolium, also known as fireweed or rosebay willowherb, is a flowering plant in the willowherb family Onagraceae.
Cross-section of a stem of the angiosperm flax:
1. pith, 2. protoxylem, 3. xylem, 4. phloem, 5. sclerenchyma (bast fibre), 6. cortex, 7. epidermis
A collection of flowers forming an inflorescence.
From 1736, an illustration of Linnaean classification
An auxanometer, a device for measuring increase or rate of growth in plants
Monocot (left) and dicot seedlings
Fluffy flowers of Tetradenia riparia (misty plume bush)
Flowers of Malus sylvestris (crab apple)
Flowers and leaves of Senecio angulatus (creeping groundsel)
Two bees on the composite flower head of creeping thistle, Cirsium arvense
Angiosperm life cycle
The fruit of Aesculus hippocastanum, the horse chestnut tree
A poster of twelve different species of flowers of the family Asteraceae
Lupinus pilosus
Bud of a pink rose

38) Gentianaceae (gentian family): 1,650;

Monotropa uniflora, an obligate myco-heterotroph known to parasitize fungi belonging to the Russulaceae.

Myco-heterotrophy

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Symbiotic relationship between certain kinds of plants and fungi, in which the plant gets all or part of its food from parasitism upon fungi rather than from photosynthesis.

Symbiotic relationship between certain kinds of plants and fungi, in which the plant gets all or part of its food from parasitism upon fungi rather than from photosynthesis.

Monotropa uniflora, an obligate myco-heterotroph known to parasitize fungi belonging to the Russulaceae.
Myco-heterotrophic roots of Monotropa uniflora with Russula brevipes mycelium

Partial myco-heterotrophy is common in the Gentian family, with a few genera such as Voyria being fully myco-heterotrophic; in photosynthetic orchids; and in a number of other plant groups.

Schenkia

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Schenkia is a genus of flowering plants in the gentian family, Gentianaceae.

Gentianothamnus

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Gentianothamnus is a monotypic plant genus in the gentian family (Gentianaceae), tribe Exaceae.