Taxon profile


Rigid Hornwort
Ceratophyllum demersum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Magnoliopsida »  order Ceratophyllales »  family Ceratophyllaceae »  genus Ceratophyllum - hornwort

Scientific synonyms

Ceratophyllum apiculatum Cham.
Ceratophyllum cornutum Rich. ex S.F. Gray
Ceratophyllum demersum var. apiculatum (Cham.) Aschers.
Dichotophyllum demersum (L.) Moench

Other names

= Common Hornwort
= Coon's Tail
= Coontail
= Hornwort

Least Concern



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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Ceratophyllum demersum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Ceratophyllum demersum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Ceratophyllum demersum]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN Pest Information Wiki [Ceratophyllum_demersum_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Ceratophyllum demersum L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Ceratophyllum demersum L.]
EN Rintanen, T. (1996): Changes in the flora and vegetation of 113 Finnish lakes during 40 years [], Ann. Bot. Fennici 33: 101–122 [as Ceratophyllum demersum]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ceratophyllum demersum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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