Author:
Jan Scholten
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3-641.11.00

English: Hornworts; Hornwort family.
Botany: aquatics, submerged; ponds, marshes, quiet streams; tropical, temperate; worldwide; roots absent; flowers under water; seed dispersal under water; pollen grains without holes, unlike almost all other plants such as monocots and dicots; leaves whorled, serrulate; flowers unisexual, solitary, monocioecious.
DD: Hydrogen series, Iron series.

Taxonomy
Ceratophyllaceae has 1 genus, Ceratophyllum.