Checklist: Hydrocharitaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Zambia have been excluded.

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Gibbs Russell, G.E. (1977) Keys to Vascular Aquatic Plants in Rhodesia Kirkia 10(2) 411-502  
Obermeyer, A.A. (1966) Hydrocharitaceae Flora of Southern Africa 1   
Simpson, D.S. (1989) Hydrocharitaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa   
Symoens, J.J. (2009) Hydrocharitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
ELODEA Michx.  
Elodea canadensis Michx.
*Limnobium laevigatum (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Heine
Hydromystria laevigata (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Díaz.-Mir. & Philcox
Salvinia laevigata Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
BLYXA Thouars  
Blyxa hexandra Cook & Lüönd N
Blyxa radicans Ridl B,N,W
Hydrilla verticillata L.f.) Royle N
88.000 LAGAROSIPHON Harv.  
Lagarosiphon cordofanus Casp. N,C,E,S
Lagarosiphon crispus Rendle
Lagarosiphon ilicifolius Oberm. B,N,S
Hydrilla verticillata sensu Gibbs
Lagarosiphon muscoides Harv. var. major sensu Schinz
Lagarosiphon muscoides Harv.
Vallisneria spiralis L. N,C,S
Vallisneria aethiopica Fenzl
95.000 OTTELIA Pers.  
Ottelia cylindrica (T.C.E. Fr.) Dandy N
Ottelia exserta (Ridl.) Dandy C,E
Boottia exserta Ridl.
Boottia macrantha C.H. Wright
Boottia mossambicensis Peter
Ottelia fischeri (Gürke) Dandy C
Boottia fischeri Gürke
Ottelia kunenensis (Gürke) Dandy B,C,S
Ottelia lisowskii Symoens W
Ottelia luapulana Symoens N
Ottelia muricata (C.H. Wright) Dandy B,N,S
Boottia aschersoniana Gürke
Boottia muricata C.H. Wright
Ottelia ulvifolia (Planch.) Walp. B,N,W,E,S
Damasonium ulvifolium Planch.
Ottelia lancifolia A. Rich.
Ottelia latifolia De Wild.
Ottelia plantaginea Ridl.
Ottelia verdickii Gürke N,C

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Checklist: Hydrocharitaceae., retrieved 19 March 2018

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