Aponogeton stuhlmannii Engl.

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Synonyms: Aponogeton gracilis Schinz
Aponogeton gramineus Lye
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Status: Native
Tuber up to 1 cm in diameter. Stems 3-12 cm. Leaves: the primary (petioles only), c.2 cm and 1 mm in diameter, subulate, falcate, submerged; later leaves 2-4 × 0.5-0.6 cm, linear-oblong, with a long filiform petiole and a floating lamina; apex and base obtuse. Spikes simple, the flowers ± 1-sided; perianth segments 2, white. Stamens c.6. Carpels 2-4. Follicles 2-3 mm, green to bluish.
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Habitat: In seasonal rock pools
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Images last updated: Saturday 14 April 2007

Martins, E.S. (2009). Aponogetonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 68 - 69.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 114.


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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: Aponogeton stuhlmannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103180, retrieved 29 May 2016

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