Elodea Michx.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Submerged aquatic herb. Leaves sessile in whorls of 3, or rarely 4, dark green, oblong-lanceolate, with serrated edges. Flowers very small, floating, green-purple.

Worldwide: 6 species, native to North America (Canadian pondweed).

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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canadensis Michx.

Other sources of information about Elodea:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Elodea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1963, retrieved 27 September 2022

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