Potamogeton trichoides Cham. & Schltdl.

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Status: Native
Description:
Herb, 50-75 cm high, forming dense masses. Rhizome 0 or poorly developed. Stipular sheaths c.8 mm, open, deciduous. Leaves c.40 × 1 mm, linear to setaceous, submerged, translucent; apex acuminate; midrib prominent, yellowish. Spikes very small, shorter than leaves, c.4-flowered; stalk often curved above. Carpels 1(-2). Drupe c.1 mm, ovoid, usually tuberculate; beak short.
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Habitat: In rivers, dams, ponds and seasonal pools, 30-50 cm deep.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: North Africa, tropical East Africa, DRC, Botswana, Zimbabwe and rare in South Africa. Also in Europe and western Asia.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 148.

Symoens, J.J. (2009). Potamogetonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 84 - 85.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Potamogeton trichoides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103110, retrieved 27 August 2016

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