Taxon profile


Large-flowered Waterweed
Egeria densa Planch.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Hydrocharitaceae »  genus Egeria - egeria

Scientific synonyms

Philotria densa (Planch.) Small & St. John
Elodea densa (Planch.) Caspary
Anacharis densa (Planch.) Victorin

Other names

= Anacharis
= Brazilian Waterweed
= Dense Waterweed
= Egeria
= Leafy Elodea


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Egeria densa]

Pladias [] [as Egeria densa]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Egeria densa Planchon]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Egeria densa Planch.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Egeria_densa_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Egeria densa Planch.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Egeria densa Planch.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany, Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Egeria densa Planchon, 1849]

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