Taxon: Egeria densa Planch.

Genus: Egeria
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
  Subfamily: Anacharidoideae
Nomen number: 400175
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 3, 11:80. 1849
Name Verified on: 03-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia - Abkhazia
    • China: China - Guangdong
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe; Mexico; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; Mexico; United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Society Islands
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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