ECNH - HMB Wk 11

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ECNH - HMB Wk 11
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ECNH week 11 summary notes
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  1. Asteraceae - largest of all plant families
    • Taraxacum officinale
    • Arctium lappa
    • Silybum marianum
    • Cynara scolymus
    • Calendula officinalis
    • Solidago virgaurea
    • Matricaria recutita
    • Artemisia absinthium
  2. Asteraceae - Tribe Lactuceae
    Taraxacum officinale
  3. Asteraceae - Tribe Cardueae
    • Arctium lappa
    • Silybum marianum
    • Cynara scolymus
  4. Asteraceae - Tribe Calenduleae
    Calendula officinalis
  5. Asteraceae - Tribe Astereae
    Solidago virgaureae
  6. Asteraceae - Tribe Anthemideae
    • Matricaria recutita
    • Artemisia absinthium
  7. Asteraceae - spotting cahracteristics
    • Leaves taste like bitter lettuce
    • The inflorescence is a compact head surrounded by involucral bracts
  8. Apiaceae - aka Umbeliferae
    • - Angelicaarchangelica
    • – Apium graveolens
    • – Anethumgraveolens
    • – Centella asiatica
    • – Conium maculatum
    • – Foeniculum vulgare
    • – Bupleurum falcatum
    • – Petroselinum crispum
  9. Apiaceae - spotting characteristics
    • - Herbaceous plants
    • - Stems are often hollow or pithy between the nodes and ridged like celery
    • - Leaves are deeply dissected or compound
    • - Base of the petiole forms a sheath around the node
    • - Flowers are small - actinomorphic
    • - Ovary inferior
    • - inflorescence is an umbel
  10. Pinaceae family - spotting characteristics
    • - Evergreen trees - 2m to 100m high
    • - Fine needle like leaves in whorls
    • - Leaves aromatic - Pinene
    • - The cone is the predominant reproductive form
    • - Resinous (upon cutting the exude resin)
    • - Monoecious
  11. Equistaceae family - spotting
    • - No flowers, fruit or seeds are produced by this family.
    • – They do possess root systems
    • – Sporophyte is dominant stage (from the strobili that grow from the end of the stem)
    • – Stems are green and photosynthetic – Not common in Australia

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