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  Re: Acorus not an Aroid? was Source for Philodendrons
From: "Peter Boyce" boyce at pothos.demon.co.uk> on 2001.06.02 at 08:14:55(6676)
Acorus is now in Acoraceae (a family originally pblished in the early 19th
C) and is also removd entirely from the Alismatales (the order in which the
Araceae belongs) into its own order, the Acorales.

Acorus is widely considered to be the most primitive living Monocot.

Pete

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