Caldesia parnassifolia

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Caldesia parnassifolia
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Alismataceae
Genus: Caldesia
Species: C. parnassifolia
Binomial name
Caldesia parnassifolia
(L.) Parl.

Caldesia parnassifolia, is an aquatic species in the Alismataceae. It is found in slow moving fresh water.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Caldesia parnassifolia occurs in lakes and ponds. It is known from Asian fresh waters of across much of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, from France to the Russian Far East and south to Botswana, Madagascar and Queensland.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ Ito, Y., T. Ohi-Toma, Nb. Tanaka, and J. Murata (2009) New or noteworthy plant collections from Myanmar (3) Caldesia parnassifolia, Nechamandra alternifolia, Potamogeton maackianus and P. octandrus. Journal of Japanese Botany 84: 321-329.
  2. ^ "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". Retrieved 2017-01-26. 
  3. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Mestolaccia minore, Parnassus Leaved Water Plantain, Caldesia parnassifolia
  4. ^ "Caldesia parnassifolia in Flora of China @". Retrieved 2017-01-26.