Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss
  • (Ridl.) Moss, Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 16: 193 (1928)


This taxon is accepted by WCS higher taxonomy

General Description

Leaves up to 30x3 mm, alternate, densely crowded towards the ends of the branches, patent-recurved, minutely denticulate. Sepals and petals pinkish.

Diagnostic Description

Stems elongated, leafy; leaves sessile, linear; spathes sessile in the leaf axils; leaves spirally arranged; leaves patent-recurved, densely crowded towards the ends of the branches; dioecious.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Africa South Tropical Africa Zimbabwe
  • Southern Africa Botswana
  • Cape Provinces
  • Free State
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Lesotho
  • Northern Provinces
Introduced into
  • Australasia New Zealand New Zealand North
  • New Zealand South
  • Europe Middle Europe Austria
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • Northern Europe Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Southeastern Europe Italy
  • Southwestern Europe France

  Bibliography

  • 1 Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 van Valkenburg, J. & Pot, R. (2008). Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss (Verspreidbladige waterpest) nu ook gevestigd in de Groene Ruimte in Nederland. Gorteria; Mededelingenblad ten Dienste van de Floristiek en het Vegetatie-Onderzoek van Nederland 33: 89-92.
  • 3 Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 4 Symoens, J.J. & Triest, L. (1983). Monograph of the African genus Lagarosiphon Harvey (Hydrocharitaceae). Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 53: 441-488.
  • 5 Healey, A.J. & Edgar, E. (1980). Flora of New Zealand 3: 1-220. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • 6 Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • 7Dandy, J.E. Lagarosiphon Harvey. Flora Europaea 5, 5 (1980).

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WCS higher taxonomy
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