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.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Limnophyton obtusifolium

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
obtusifolium (L.) Miq.N,W,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Limnophyton:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Limnophyton
Flora of Zambia: Limnophyton

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Limnophyton.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=104, retrieved 23 October 2014

Site software last modified: 12 October 2013 9:05pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use