Potamogeton richardii Solms

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: From Cameroon to Somalia and South to South Africa. Also in Madagascar.
Malawi distribution: N,S
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Symoens, J.J. (2009). Potamogetonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 91 - 93. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Potamogeton richardii
Flora of Zambia: Potamogeton richardii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Potamogeton richardii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Potamogeton richardii
African Plant Database: Potamogeton richardii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Potamogeton richardii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Potamogeton richardii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179620, retrieved 22 April 2024

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