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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2633)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2537)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2145)

      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

sagittaria => reference to Sagittaria sagittifolia

sagittifolia => with arrow-shaped leaf-blades

tenuior => more slender, more delicate

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Sagittaria sagittifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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