72.000 Limnophyton Miq.

Description of the genus

Aquatic herbs. Leaves sagittate at base, erect. Inflorescence a pyramidal panicle, composed of 4-7 whorls; lower whorls bearing female or bisexual flowers; upper bearing mostly male flowers. Sepals boat-shaped, deflexed after flowering. Petals, white, circular, clawed. Stamens 6. Carpels numerous.

Worldwide: 4 species in Old World tropics.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Limnophyton obtusifolium

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
obtusifolium (L.) Miq.Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Limnophyton:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Limnophyton.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=104, retrieved 16 September 2019

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