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Sagittaria guayanensis Kunth, Nov. Gen. et. Sp. Pl. 1: 250. 1816. Hook. f. l.c. 561; Ridley, Fl. Malay Penin. 4: 363. 1924; Kashyap, Lahore Dist. Fl. 255. 1936.

Sagittaria guayanensis ssp. lappula

Credit: Shaukat

  • Lophotocarpus guayanensis (Kunth) J.G. Smith

    A floating, fibrous-rooted herb with small rootstock. Leaves broadly ovate, membranous, indistinctly nerved, deeply cordate at the base, lobes and blade obtuse or rounded. Flowers white. Sepals appressed in fruit. Stamens 6-15. Achenes plump or compressed, with shallowly or deeply crested rarely smooth wings.

    Type: Described from Colombia, Humboldt..

    Distribution: Tropical America, tropical and subtropical Africa and Asia.

    Lower Taxon

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