Vallisneria spiralis L.

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Synonyms: Vallisneria aethiopica Fenzl
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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: T
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 91.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 124.

Symoens, J.J. (2009). Hydrocharitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 46 - 49. (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 185.

Other sources of information about Vallisneria spiralis:

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Flora of Botswana: Vallisneria spiralis
Flora of Caprivi: Vallisneria spiralis
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Vallisneria spiralis
Flora of Malawi: Vallisneria spiralis
Flora of Zambia: Vallisneria spiralis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vallisneria spiralis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vallisneria spiralis
African Plant Database: Vallisneria spiralis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vallisneria spiralis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vallisneria spiralis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vallisneria spiralis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Vallisneria spiralis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vallisneria spiralis
JSTOR Plant Science: Vallisneria spiralis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vallisneria spiralis
Plants of the World Online: Vallisneria spiralis
Tropicos: Vallisneria spiralis
Wikipedia: Vallisneria spiralis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Vallisneria spiralis., retrieved 25 February 2024

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