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English: Lizard’s-tail family.
Botany: herbs; sepals and petals absent; inflorescence a bracteate spike or raceme; stamens adnate to gynoecium.
Botany: swampy, perennial.
Genera: Anemopsis, Gymnotheca, Houttuynia, Saururus.
Botany: four genera, seven species; herbs; eastern and southern Asia and North America.