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Acorales (Sweet Flag)

  1. Josef Bogner

Published Online: 16 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003701.pub2

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How to Cite

Bogner, J. 2011. Acorales (Sweet Flag). eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Munich Botanical Garden, Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2011

Abstract

The Acorales contains only one family, the Acoraceae, with only one genus, Acorus, with two species. The species Acorus calamus and Acorus gramineus are both medicinally and horticulturally of importance.

Keywords:

  • Acoraceae;
  • Acorus;
  • mdicinal pants;
  • ornamentals