Family: Cabombaceae

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Last Modified 04/29/2013

Key to the genera of Cabombaceae

1. Leaves with wide, centrally peltate blade...Brasenia

1. Leaves narrow, palmately dissected...Cabomba

List of Cabombaceae Genera

References to Cabombaceae

  • Adams, F. S. 1969. Winter bud production and function in Brasenia schreberi. Rhodora 71: 417-433.
  • Angelo, R.; Boufford, D. E. 2010. Atlas of the flora of New England: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Rhodora 112: 244-326.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1988. Wind pollination in aquatic angiosperms. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 768-777.
  • Dorofeev, P. I. 1984. The taxonomy and history of the genus Brasenia Cabombaceae. Bot. Zhurn. St. Petersburg 69: 137-148. (In Russian)
  • Endress, P. K. 2005. Carpels in Brasenia (Cabombaceae) are completely ascidiate despite a long stigmatic crest. Ann. Bot. (London) 96: 209-215.
  • Fassett, N. C. 1953. A monograph of Cabomba. Castanea 18: 116-28.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1997. Flora of North America, Volume 3. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Oxford University Press, New York. , 590 pages.
  • Hellquist, C. B.; Crow, G. E. 1984. Aquatic vascular plants of New England: Part 7. Cabombaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Nelumbonaceae, and Ceratophyllaceae.
  • Ito, M. 1986. Studies in the floral morphology and anatomy of Nymphaeales III. Floral anatomy of Brasenia schreberi and Cabomba caroliniana. Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 99: 169-184.
  • Khanna, P 1965. Morphological and embryological studies in Nymphaeaceae. II. Brasenia schreberi Gmel. and Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. Austral. J. Bot. 13: 379-387.
  • Kunii, H. 1999. Annual and seasonal variations in net production, biomass and life span on floating leaves in Brasenia schreberi, J.F. Gmel. Jap. J. Limnol. 60: 281-289.
  • Kunii, H. 1993. Rhizome longevity in two floating-leaved aquatic macrophytes, Nymphaea tetragona and Brasenia schreberi. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 31: 94-98.
  • Les, D. H. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and floral evolution of water lilies (Nymphaeaceae; Nymphales): A synthesis of non-molecular, rbcL, matK, and 18S rDNA data. Syst. Bot. 24: 28-46.
  • Les, D. H.; Mehrhoff, L. J. 1999. Introduction of nonindigenous aquatic vascular plants in southern New England: a historical perspective. Biological Invasions 1: 281-300.
  • Long Island Botanical Society Flora Committee. 1996. Preliminary atlas of the Magnoldiideae on Long Island, N.Y. Part 1. Long Island Botanical Society Newsletter 6(6): 41-4.
  • Mackey, A. P.; Swarbrick, J. T. 1997. The biology of Australian weeds. 32. Cabomba caroliniana Gray. Pl. Protection Quart. 12: 154-65.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Orgaard, M. 1991. The genus Cabomba (Cabombaceae)- a taxonomic study. Nordic J. Bot. 11: 179-203.
  • Osborn, J. M.; Schneider, E. L. 1988. Morphological studies of the Nympaeaceae sensu lato. XVI. The floral biology of Brasenia schreberi. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 778-794.
  • Pringle, J. S. 1995. Possible eponymy of the generic name Brasenia Schreb. (Cabombaceae). Sida 16: 597-600.
  • Schneider, E. L.; Carlquist, S. 1996. Vessels in Brasenia (Cabombaceae): New perspectives on vessel origin in primary xylem of angiosperms. Amer. J. Bot. 83: 1236-1240.
  • Schneider, E. L.; Jeter, J. M. 1982. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. XII. The floral biology of Cobomba caroliniana. Amer. J. Bot. 69: 1410-1419.
  • Seago, J. L. 2002. The root cortex of the Nymphaceae, Cabombaceae, and Nelumbonaceae. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 129: 1-9.
  • Taylor, D. W. 2008. Phylogenetic analysis of Cabombaceae and Nymphaeaceae based on vegetative and leaf architectural characters. Taxon 57: 1082-1095.
  • Taylor, M. L. 2008. Pollen and anther ontogeny in Cabomba caroliniana (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). Amer. J. Bot. 95: 399-413.
  • Taylor, M. L.; Osborn, J. M. 2006. Pollen ontogeny in Brasenia (Cabombaceae, Nymphaeales). Amer. J. Bot. 93: 344-356.
  • Taylor, M. L.; Williams, J. H. 2009. Consequences of pollination syndrome evolution for postpollination biology in an ancient angiosperm family. Int. J. Plant Sci. 170: 584-598. (Brasenia, Cabomba)
  • Wain, R. P. 1983. Genetic relationship among 3 forms of Cabomba. J. Aquatic Pl. Manag. 21: 96-98.
  • Wood, C. E. 1959. The genera of the Nymphaeaceae and Ceratophyllaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 40: 94-112.
  • Yamada, T.; Imaichi, R.; Kato, M. 2001. Developmental morphology of ovules and seeds of Nymphaeales. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 963-974.
  • Yoo, M. J. 2010. Expression of floral MADS-box genes in two divergent water lilies: Nymphaeales and Nelumbo. Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 121-146.