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Potamogetonaceae (pondweeds)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Potamogetonaceae, commonly referred to as the pondweed family, are an aquatic family of monocotyledonous flowering plants. The roughly 110 known species are divided over six genera (Christenhusz & Byng 2016 ). The largest genus in the family by far is Potamogeton, which contains about 100 species. The family has a subcosmopolitan distribution, and is considered to be one of the most important angiosperm groups in the aquatic environment because of its use as food and habitat for aquatic animals.
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Genus

Althenia (2)
Groenlandia (1)
Lepilaena (6)
Potamogeton (pondweed) (162)   (1)   (2)
Stuckenia (pondweed) (10)
Zannichellia (Horned Pondweed) (6)   (2)

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