RIZWAN Y. HASHMI & SAOOD OMER
Characters same as that of the family.
Represented in Pakistan by 4 species from plains to mountains up to ± 3100 m in brackish and fresh waters.
Plants dioecious. Stem and back of the midrib provided with spines. Leaves up to 6 mm broad. Seeds pale yellow-brownish, areoles irregular in shape
1 Najas marina
Plants monoecious. Stem and back of the midrib without spines. Leaves up to 1.5 mm broad. Seeds and areoles not as above
Sheath prolonged with narrowly triangular auricles. Male flowers without spathe; seeds greenish brown; areole quadrangular, rectangular-hexagonal
2 Najas graminea
Sheath with short rounded-truncate auricles. Male flowers enclosed in spathe; seeds purplish, areoles ladder-like
3 Najas minor
4 Najas oguraensis
Najas graminea DefileNajas marina L.Najas minor All.Najas oguraensis Miki
Caulinia fragilis Willd. = Najas minor All.Najas alagensis Poll. = Najas graminea DefileNajas fragilis (Willd.) Delile = Najas minor All.Najas fucoides Griff. = Najas marina L.Najas indica Cham. = Najas minor All.Najas major All. = Najas marina L.Najas seminuda Griff. = Najas graminea DefileNajas ternata Roxb. ex Griff. = Najas minor All.
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