Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc.

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Myriophyllum aquaticum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Myriophyllum aquaticum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

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Notes: Safrass project: Probability of occurrence in Zambia: VERY HIGH
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Worldwide distribution: Native of tropical South America but widely naturalised in the tropics
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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 54.

Mendes, E.J. (1978). Haloragaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 77 - 79. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Myriophyllum aquaticum

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

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: Species information: Myriophyllum aquaticum., retrieved 18 April 2024

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