Author: Jan Scholten
English: Arrowgrass family.
Genera: Triglochin, Lilaea, Maundia, Tetroncium.
Botany: marsh or aquatic herbs; linear, sheathing basal leaves; flowers small, green in erect spikes or racemes; flower parts come in threes; carpels 3 or 6, joined to a superior ovary; fruit a capsule.
Juncaginaceae are placed in Subphase 2 in the Plant theory.
They feel they only half belong to a group or person and they are too shy to make contact with others.