Lagarosiphon major

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Lagarosiphon major


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Hydrocharitaceae
Genus: Lagarosiphon
Species: Lagarosiphon major


Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss, 1928


  • Basionym
    • Lagarosiphon muscoides var. major Ridl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 233 (1886).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe
  • Introduced into:
    • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Switzerland, Switzerland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Healey, A.J. & Edgar, E. (1980). Flora of New Zealand 3: 1-220. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.


Vernacular names[edit]

Cymraeg: ffugalaw crych
Deutsch: Wechselblatt-Wasserpest
English: oxygen-weed
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