64.000 Najas L. - Naiads


Symoens, J.J. & Triest, L. (2009) Najadaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)

Description of the genus

Description as for the family.

Derivation of name: One of the three mythological freshwater nymphs, or Naiads.

Worldwide: c. 32 species, cosmopolitan.

Botswana: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
graminea Delile var. graminea N
horrida Magn.NDescription, Image
marina L. subsp. armata (Lindb.f.) HornN,SE

Other sources of information about Najas:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Najas
Flora of Malawi: Najas
Flora of Mozambique: Najas
Flora of Zambia: Najas
Flora of Zimbabwe: Najas

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Najas
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Najas
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Najas
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Najas
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Najas
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Najas
JSTOR Plant Science: Najas
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Najas
Plants of the World Online: Najas
Tropicos: Najas
Wikipedia: Najas

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 Botswana: Genus page: Najas.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=99, retrieved 25 June 2024

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