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.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Limnophyton obtusifolium

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
angolense BuchenauB,N,CN,Mc,C,Lk,WDescription, Image
obtusifolium (L.) Miq.B,C,SLp,N,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Limnophyton:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Limnophyton
Flora of Caprivi: Limnophyton
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Limnophyton
Flora of Malawi: Limnophyton
Flora of Mozambique: Limnophyton
Flora of Zimbabwe: Limnophyton

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Limnophyton.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=104, retrieved 19 June 2024

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