Aponogeton natans

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Aponogeton natans
Aponogeton natans Karnataka, India 26 Nov. 2007.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Aponogetonaceae
Genus: Aponogeton
A. natans
Binomial name
Aponogeton natans
  • Saururus natans L.
  • Aponogeton monostachyon L.f.
  • Spathium monostachyum (L.f.) Edgew.
  • Aponogeton lineare Vahl
  • Potamogeton indicus Roth ex Roem. & Schult.
  • Aponogeton flavidum Ham. ex Hook.f.
  • Aponogeton lucens Hook.f.

Aponogeton natans is a species of aquatic plant in the family Aponogetonaceae.


Aponogeton natans grows as a submerged aquatic plant.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Aponogeton natans is native to India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar.[1][3] It grows in wetlands and rice fields.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Gupta, A.K. (2011). "Aponogeton natans". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T168889A6546113. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T168889A6546113.en.
  2. ^ a b "Aponogeton natans". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  3. ^ Cook, CDK (1996) Aquatic and Wetland Plants of India: A reference Book and Identification Manual for the Vascular Plants Found in Permanent or Seasonal Fresh water in the Subcontinent of India South of the Himalayas. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. 385 pp.