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Common name

English: Brazilian elodea, Brazilian waterweed

German: Dichtblättrige Wasserpest

Mandarin: 水蕴草 (shui yun cao)

Portuguese: Elódea

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Hydrocharitales (3)

        Family: Hydrocharitaceae (4)(family description)

          Genus: Egeria (1)

            Epithet: densa Planch. (1)

Synonyms: Anacharis densa (Planch.) Victorin, Elodea densa (Planch.) Caspary, Elodea densa var. longifolia Bonstedt, Philotria densa (Planch.) Small & St. John

densa => dense, crowded together

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Egeria densa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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