65.000 Aponogeton L.f.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Aquatic herb; tuber obovoid. Leaves submerged, very variable, linear, narrowly lanceolate or ovate. Inflorescence a spike to 13 cm long; fragrant; densely or laxly flowered; spathe caducous. Flowers minute, facing all directions; tepals white, pink or mauve. Fruit densely packed, terminally beaked.

Worldwide: 43 species in the Old World tropics

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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desertorum Zeyh. ex A. Spreng.MSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Aponogeton:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Aponogeton
Flora of Caprivi: Aponogeton
Flora of Malawi: Aponogeton
Flora of Zambia: Aponogeton
Flora of Zimbabwe: Aponogeton

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aponogeton
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aponogeton
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Aponogeton
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aponogeton
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aponogeton
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aponogeton

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Aponogeton.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=100, retrieved 17 November 2017

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