Sagittaria sagittifolia L.

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Alismatales (8)

        Family: Alismataceae (4) (family description)

          Genus: Sagittaria (1)

           Epithet: sagittifolia L. (1)

Synonyms: Alisma sagittaria Stokes, Sagitta aquatica (Lam.) St.-Lag., Sagitta palustris Bubani, Sagittaria acuminata Sm., Sagittaria aquatica Lam., Sagittaria bulbosa (Poir.) Donn, Sagittaria heterophylla Schreb., Sagittaria minor Mill., Sagittaria tenuior Gand., Sagittaria vulgaris Gueldenst., Vallisneria bulbosa Poir.

acuminata => long pointed

aquatica => living in water

heterophylla => bearing leaves of more than one kind

minor => smaller, lesser

palustris => bog, swamp-loving

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

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