58.000 Potamogeton - Pondweeds
Description of the genus
Leaves of 2 forms: in many species only submerged, translucent, filiform to lanceolate leaves are produced, in others, floating coriaceous leaf laminae on long petioles are formed as well. Leaves alternate, or the upper, which subtend the spikes, opposite. Stipules present. Fruit a drupe.
Worldwide: c. 90 species, cosmopolitan
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Other sources of information about Potamogeton:Flora of Zimbabwe
(electronic Plant Information Center): PotamogetonFlora Zambesiaca
web site: PotamogetonGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for PotamogetonIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): PotamogetonKew Herbarium catalogue
: PotamogetonKew Monocotyledon checklist
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Stefaan Dondeyne 2007-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Dondeyne, S.
. Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Potamogeton.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=98, retrieved 22 May 2013