Alisma canaliculatum

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Alisma canaliculatum
Alisma canaliculatum var. harimense.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Alisma
Species: A. canaliculatum
Binomial name
Alisma canaliculatum
A.Braun & C.D.Bouché
  • Alisma plantago-aquatica var. canaliculatum (A.Braun & C.D.Bouché) Miyabe & Kudo
  • Alisma canaliculatum var. harimense Makino
  • Alisma rariflorum Sam.
  • Alisma manchukuense Hayashida & Fujimoki
  • Alisma canaliculatum var. azuminoense Kadono & Hamashima

Alisma canaliculatum, commonly known as channelled water plantain,[2] is a species of plants in the Alismataceae. It is native to Japan, Korea, the Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, the Kuril Islands, and China (Anhui, Fujian, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang).[1][3]

Alisma canaliculatum is a perennial herb with tubers up to 3 cm across. Leaves are lanceolate, up to 50 cm long. Flowers are white, borne in a branching panicle.[3]


  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  2. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 346. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service. 
  3. ^ a b "Alisma canaliculatum in Flora of China @". Retrieved 2017-01-26. 

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