Taxon: Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss

Genus: Lagarosiphon
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Anacharidoideae
Nomen number: 316415
Place of publication: Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 16:193. 1928
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (used in aquarium fide Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • South Tropical Africa: Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana ; Lesotho ; South Africa

  • Naturalized

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  • Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • University of Georgia, Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health invasive and exotic species of North America (on-line resource). (Invasive Species)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

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