64.000 Najas L. - Naiads


Symoens, J.J. & Triest, L. (2009) Najadaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)

Description of the genus

Description as for the family.

Derivation of name: One of the three mythological freshwater nymphs, or Naiads.

Worldwide: c. 32 species, cosmopolitan.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
horrida Magn.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
marina L. subsp. armata (Lindb.f.) HornS?

Other sources of information about Najas:

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Flora of Botswana: Najas
Flora of Caprivi: Najas
Flora of Malawi: Najas
Flora of Mozambique: Najas
Flora of Zambia: Najas

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Najas
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Najas
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Najas
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Najas
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Najas
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Najas
JSTOR Plant Science: Najas
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Najas
Plants of the World Online: Najas
Tropicos: Najas
Wikipedia: Najas

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Najas.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=99, retrieved 5 December 2023

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