Aponogeton boehmii Engl.
  • Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 1: 26 (1895) 

Notes: Distribution: E. Trop. Africa

General Description

Rootstock tuberous. Leaves submerged, linear-lanceolate, obtuse, 5-nerved; petiole longer than the blade. Spike bifid, dense-flowered. Sepals 3, obovate-spathulate, purple-punctate. Stamens 6. Carpels 3-ovuled.


German East Africa Umyamwezi; in the River Wala, Boehm, 98.


in Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin, i. 26. —Pfl. Ost-Afr. C. 94.


  • 1 Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

 Information From

Flora of Tropical Africa
Flora of Tropical Africa. Published on the Internet; http://apps.kew.org/efloras/
World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
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