Limnophyton fluitans Graebn.
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 41: 274 (1908) 

Notes: Distribution: S. Nigeria to Cameroon

General Description

Submerged aquatic with long, bronze-green leaves; flowers with 3 white petals, anthers cream.


S. Nig.: Oban Talbot 708! Owai-Ifunkpa (Apr.) Talbot 495 (drawing)!


in. Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 41: 274 (1908).

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa West Tropical Africa Nigeria
  • West-Central Tropical Africa Cameroon
  • Equatorial Guinea


  • 1 Symoens, J.J. & Villiers, J.-F. (1984). Alismatidées, Flagellariacées. Flore du Cameroun 26: 1-84. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
  • 2 F.n. Hepper (1968) Alismataceae. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3 (1)
  • 3 Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa , ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.

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