Taxon profile


Alisma plantago-aquatica L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Alismataceae »  genus Alisma - water plantain

Scientific synonyms

Alisma angustifolium Hoppe
Alisma ceretanica Sennen
Alisma heterophyllum Schur
Alisma latifolium Gilib.
Alisma major Gray
Alisma major var. lanceolatum Gray
Alisma michaletii (Asch. & Graebn.) Asch. & Graebn.
Alisma natans Pollich
Alisma paniculatum Stokes
Alisma plantagineum St.-Lag.

Other names

= American Waterplantain
= European Water Plantain
= Water Plantain

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer (larval stage only): Bagous robustus H. Brisout de Barneville, 1863, Bagous alismatis (Marsham, 1802)

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 Alisma plantago-aquatica L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Alisma plantago-aquatica L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Alisma_plantago-aquatica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Alisma plantago-aquatica L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Alisma plantago-aquatica L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Alisma plantago-aquatica L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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