Taxon profile


Hydrocharitaceae Juss.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales

Scientific synonyms

incl. Najadaceae Juss., Thalassiaceae Nakai
Blyxaceae Nakai
Elodeaceae Dumort.
Enhalaceae Nakai
Halophilaceae J. Agardh
Hydrillaceae Prantl
Stratiotaceae Schultz Sch.
Vallisneriaceae Dumort.

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

genus Appertiella C.D.K. Cook & Triest
genus Blyxa Noronha ex Thouars - blyxa
genus Egeria Planch. - egeria
genus Elodea Michx. - waterweed
genus Enhalus Rich.
genus Halophila Thouars - seagrass
genus Hydrilla Rich. - hydrilla
genus Hydrocharis L. - hydrocharis
genus Lagarosiphon Harv. - oxygen-weed
genus Limnobium Rich. - spongeplant
genus Najas L. - waternymph
genus Nechamandra Planch. - nechamandra
genus Ottelia Pers. - ottelia
genus Stratiotes L. - water soldiers
genus Thalassia Banks ex K.D. Koenig - thalassia
genus Vallisneria L. - eelgrass

Fossil taxa

genus Hydrochariphyllum Kvaček

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extinct taxon