Najas marina L.
subsp. armata (Lindb.f.) Horn

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Common names:
Status: Very doubtful in Zimbabwe
Notes: Although a record is mentioned under this name by Gibbs Russell (1977), it most likely does not concern this species.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Africa, mainly in coastal areas and rift lakes. Also in Mediterranean Europe, Israel, Iraq, Sri lanka and Australia.
Zimbabwe distribution: S?
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 126.

Symoens, J.J. & Triest, L. (2009). Najadaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 59 - 60.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 185.


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Flora of Botswana: Najas marina subsp. armata
Flora of Caprivi: Najas marina subsp. armata
Flora of Malawi: Najas marina subsp. armata
Flora of Mozambique: Najas marina subsp. armata
Flora of Zambia: Najas marina subsp. armata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Najas marina
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Najas marina
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Najas marina
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Najas marina
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Najas marina
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JSTOR Plant Science: Najas marina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Najas marina
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Najas marina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Najas marina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Najas marina
Tropicos: Najas marina

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Najas marina subsp. armata., retrieved 26 February 2017

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