African Plant Database

Najas schweinfurthii Magnus
Family : Najadaceae
Protologue : Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 12: 220 (1894)
Information on the genus : Najas
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Najas graminea auct. Fl. Cameroun p.p. quoad de Wilde 3262 et prob. J. & A.Raynal 10842, non Delile
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Submerged, monoecious herb; stems and midrib of leaf unarmed; leaves 1-2,3 cm long
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Ecology : Rice fields; often in temporary marshes; pools in boggy grassland; river; shallow water; ? - 1000-1800 m alt.
  Very near N. testui (flowers and/or fruits needed for distinction).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 42048
Record n°42048
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