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This article is about a genus of aquatic plants. For the island adjacent to the North American continent, see Greenland. For other meanings, see Greenland (disambiguation).
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Groenlandia densa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Potamogetonaceae
Genus: Groenlandia
Species: G. densa
Binomial name
Groenlandia densa
(L.) Fourr.

Groenlandia is a monotypic genus of aquatic plants (pondweed) of the family Potamogetonaceae. The only species in the genus is Groenlandia densa.[1] Opposite-leaved pondweed is a common name for this plant.[2]


  1. ^ Les, Donald H.; Tippery, Nicholas P. (2013). "In time and with water...the systematics of alismatid monocotyledons". In Paul Wilkins and Simon J. Mayo. Early Events in Monocot Evolution. Cambridge University Press. pp. 118–164. 
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.