Class Monocotyledoneae, monocots, מחלקה חד-פסיגיים

Family Butomaceae,
Flowering-rush Family, משפחת הבוציציים


Rhizomatous perennial aquatic plant; rounded stems; alternate, simple, linear leaves; inflorescense leafless umbels, erect, bracteate; flowers bisexual, 6 tepals (sepals indistinguishable from petals), Sepals colored (not green), 6 petals , mostly separate, white to pinkish , 9 stamens, 6 carpels, ovary superior, 1 style; fruits follicles.

Butomus, בוציץ: