19 Orchidaceae - Orchid family Mycorrhizal, mostly perrennial, terrestrial or epiphytic herbs having trimerous flowersShowy labellumAndroecium and gynoecium adnatePollinia - pollen grains fused into a 1-several massesgenera / ca. 20,000 species
38 Arecaceae (Palmae) - Palm family Rhizomatous, lianous, or usually arborescent stemLarge, sheathing, plicate leavesFleshy, usually drupaceous fruit, and seeds lacking starchThe plicate leaves is an apomorphy for the family.190 genera / ca. 2,000 species.
53 Bromeliaceae - Bromeliad family Perrenial terrestrial or epiphytic herbs or shrubs with surface peltate scales,Colorful bractsTrimerous flowers with typically twisted stigmas.P 3+3 or (3)+(3) A G 3, superior or inferior.59 genera / 2,400 species