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Hydrocharitaceae (tape grasses)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hydrocharitaceae is a flowering plant family including 16 known genera with a total of ca 135 known species (Christenhusz & Byng 2016 ), that including a number of species of aquatic plant, for instance the tape-grasses, the well known Canadian waterweed and frogbit Hydrocharis morsus-ranae. The family includes both fresh water and marine aquatics, although of the seventeen species currently recognised only three are marine. They are found throughout the world in a wide variety of habitats, but are primarily tropical.
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Genus

Appertiella (1)
Blyxa (blyxa) (13)
Egeria (egeria) (3)   (1)
Elodea (waterweed) (6)   (1)
Enhalus (1)
Halophila (seagrass) (19)   (1)
Hydrilla (hydrilla) (1)   (1)
Hydrocharis (hydrocharis) (3)   (1)
Lagarosiphon (oxygen-weed) (9)   (1)   (1)
Limnobium (spongeplant) (2)
Najas (waternymph) (37)   (1)   (1)
Nechamandra (nechamandra) (1)
Ottelia (ottelia) (20)
Stratiotes (water soldiers) (1)
Thalassia (thalassia) (2)
Vallisneria (eelgrass) (14)   (2)

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