1. Ceratophyllum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 992. 1753; Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 428; 1754.
金鱼藻属 jin yu zao shu
Morphological characters and geographical distribution are the same as those of the family.
Ceratophyllum foliage has been used as a treatment for biliousness, jaundice, scorpion stings, and minor irritations. Liniments made from leaves of C. demersum have been used to treat dermatitis, elephantiasis, fever, and sunburn.