Aponogeton rehmannii Oliv.

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Aponogeton rehmannii

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Aponogeton rehmannii

Photo: Kevin Murphy

Aponogeton rehmannii

Photo: Kevin Murphy
Kabompo (FEOW: Zambezian Headwaters)

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Synonyms: Aponogeton junceus Lehm. ex Schltdl. subsp. rehmannii (Oliv.) Oberm.
Common names:
Status: Native
Similar to A. junceus and sometimes regarded as a subspecies of it, but differing in producing floating leaf laminae and in the flowers facing in all directions.
Derivation of specific name: rehmannii: named for Anton Rehmann, 1840-1917, Polish botanist and collector
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 14 April 2007

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 85.

Martins, E.S. (2009). Aponogetonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 72 - 73.

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

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 180.

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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: Species information: Aponogeton rehmannii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103170, retrieved 5 December 2023

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