Aquatic

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

Plants growing on or under water, free-floating, or if rooted in the soil then not growing more than a few cm above the water level, lying flat upon the mud during dry periods and not self supporting.

FamilySpeciesComment
Alismataceae Limnophyton obtusifolium
Aponogetonaceae Aponogeton desertorum
Araceae Lemna aequinoctialis
Araceae Pistia stratiotes
Araceae Spirodela polyrrhiza
Araceae Wolffiella welwitschii
Ceratophyllaceae Ceratophyllum demersum var. demersum
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Neptunia oleracea
Hydrocharitaceae Lagarosiphon cordofanus
Hydrocharitaceae Lagarosiphon verticillifolius
Hydrocharitaceae Ottelia exserta
Hydrocharitaceae Ottelia ulvifolia
Hydrocharitaceae Vallisneria spiralis
Marsileaceae Marsilea coromandelina
Marsileaceae Marsilea distorta
Marsileaceae Marsilea ephippiocarpa
Marsileaceae Marsilea farinosa subsp. farinosa
Marsileaceae Marsilea fenestrata
Marsileaceae Marsilea minuta var. minuta
Marsileaceae Marsilea nubica var. nubica
Menyanthaceae Nymphoides brevipedicellata
Menyanthaceae Nymphoides forbesiana
Menyanthaceae Nymphoides indica subsp. occidentalis
Menyanthaceae Nymphoides rautanenii
Najadaceae Najas horrida
Najadaceae Najas marina subsp. armata
Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea nouchali var. petersiana
Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea
Parkeriaceae Ceratopteris thalictroides
Pontederiaceae Eichhornia crassipes
Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton crispus
Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton octandrus
Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton pusillus
Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton schweinfurthii
Salviniaceae Azolla filiculoides
Salviniaceae Azolla nilotica
Salviniaceae Azolla pinnata subsp. africana
Salviniaceae Salvinia hastata
Salviniaceae Salvinia molesta
Number of species: 40


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: List of species with each spot-character: Aquatic.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=6, retrieved 11 December 2018

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