64.000 Najas L. - Naiads


Symoens, J.J. & Triest, L. (2009) Najadaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)

Description of the genus

Description as for the family.

Derivation of name: One of the three mythological freshwater nymphs, or Naiads.

Worldwide: c. 32 species, cosmopolitan.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
horrida Magn.N,SN,SDescription, Image
marina L. subsp. armata (Lindb.f.) HornNN
testui Rendle NN

Other sources of information about Najas:

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Flora of Botswana: Najas
Flora of Caprivi: Najas
Flora of Malawi: Najas
Flora of Mozambique: Najas
Flora of Zimbabwe: Najas

External websites:

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

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: Najas.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=99, retrieved 17 April 2024

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