Geog 111:Families

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Geog 111:Families
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  1. Cupressaceae

    • -Cypress Family 
    • -Incense Cedar-Numbr 2 Pencil
    • -Scales.
    • -Cypress-woody cone
    • -Junipers-Flesh Cone.
    • -Sequoia- redwood.
    • -Needs fire to survive
  2. Pinaceae

    • -Pine Family 
    • -aromatic
    • -needles in a bundle
    • -Mexico has the highest diversity of Pines
    • -193 species.
    • -Fir (Abies)
    • -Christmas Tree.
    • -Pines (Pinus).
    • -Spuce (picea).
    • -Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga)
  3. Ginkgoaceae

    • -1 species, 270 million years old.
    • -Resistant to pollution.
    • -Male tree and female tree.(female trees stank)
    • -Leaves look like duck foot
    • -No Flowers
  4. Podocarpaceae
    • -100 million years ago, ~200 species
    • -Biggest genus- podocarpus
    • -Leaves are lancate (look like lances)
    • -Conifer- not a flowering plant
  5. Araucariaceae

    • -Dino proof?
    • -called monkey puzzle.
    • -Crazy sharp leaves.
    • -Leaves are very hard and sharp
    • -Evolved with dinosaurs- have needles so that dinosaurs do not eat them
  6. Magnoliaceae

    • -First flowering plant, everything can pollinate it (primative)
    • -Pine cone created petals.
    • -Flowering.
    • -Always Alternate.
    • -Always simple
  7. Moraceae

    • -Figs
    • -Always simple
    • -always alternate.
    • -Conical terminal
    • -stipule.
    • -white Latex.
  8. Fagaceae

    • -Oak.
    • -Lobed/toothed leaves? (oak).
    • -Alternate and simple.
    • -stipules deciduous
  9. Anacardaceae
    • -simple or compound leaves
    • -alternate
    • -usually reddish (like rosaceae)
    • -smells like turpentine
  10. Bignonaceae
    • -opposite, compound leaves (some pinnate, some palmate)
    • -always has snap dragon flower
    • -wind dispersed
    • -big trumpet flower
  11. Rosaceae

    • -Roses.
    • -Always serrate.
    • -Red part on the leaf.
    • -(Strawberries, cherries, apples, etc)
  12. Fabaceae

    • -The pea family.
    • -Ligeunminaceae
    • -grasses mustard etc,
    • -Fixing nitrogen,
    • -leaves alternate, and compound.
    • -Petioles are cylindrical.
  13. Arecaceae
    • -palm tree
    • -always alternate, compound (palmate),
    • -columnar trunk
    • -large leavees
  14. Myrtaceae
    • -always alternate,
    • -simple punctation smell like menthol (Eucalyptus)
    • -has sugar crystals
  15. Asteraceae
    • -Sunflower
    • -disk-like flower head
    • -compound flower
  16. Cycdaceae
    • -gymnosperm
    • -palmlike and unbranched, fernlike, pinnately compound,
    • -short fern/palm looking, simple cone
  17. Poaceae
    -Grass
  18. Malvaceae
    • -hibiscus family
    • -numerous stames
    • -simple, alternate,
  19. Bombacaceae
    • -columnar trunk,usually has spikes
    • -compound pinnate leaves
    • -alternate leaves
    • -vegetation clumped at top of tree
  20. Plantanaceae
    • -Sycamore Family
    • -leaves look like Canadian Flag leaf
    • -simple, palmate
    • -peeling bark
    • -little hairs
  21. Rubiaceae
    • -coffee family
    • -simple, entire, opposite leaves
    • -stipules

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