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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Anacharioideae
Genus: Lagarosiphon

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Lagarosiphon is a genus of aquatic plants described as a genus in 1841.[1][2] It is native to Africa and Madagascar.[3]

  1. Lagarosiphon cordofanus (Hochst.) Casp. - Cameroon + Ethiopia to Namibia + Mpumalanga
  2. Lagarosiphon hydrilloides Rendle - Ghana, Kenya, Uganda
  3. Lagarosiphon ilicifolius Oberm. - Uganda to Namibia
  4. Lagarosiphon madagascariensis Casp. - Madagascar
  5. Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss - Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa
  6. Lagarosiphon muscoides Harv. - Mali to Sudan to KwaZulu-Natal
  7. Lagarosiphon rubellus Ridl. - Angola
  8. Lagarosiphon steudneri Casp. - Ethiopia
  9. Lagarosiphon verticillifolius Oberm. - Mozambique, Zimibabwe, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Mpumalanga, Limpopo


  1. ^ Harvey, William Henry. 1841. Journal of Botany, being a second series of the Botanical Miscellany 4: 230-231 descriptions in Latin, commentary in English, line drawing as illustration
  2. ^ "Tropicos | Name - Lagarosiphon Harv". Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". Retrieved 2017-01-31.

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