64.000 Najas L.


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:

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

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Najas
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Najas
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Najas
Wikipedia: Najas
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Najas
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Najas

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Najas.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=99, retrieved 13 June 2021

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