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Taxon: Sagittaria macrophylla Zucc.

Genus: Sagittaria
Family: Alismataceae
Nomen number: 417095
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 1:289. 1832
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Jul-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • großblättriges Pfeilkraut  (Source: F Neotrop) - German
  • mexikanisches Pfeilkraut  (Source: F Neotrop) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Ciudad de México]


  1. Adair, R. J. et al. 2012. The biology of Australian weeds 60. Sagittaria platyphylla (Engelmann) J.G. Smith and Sagittaria calycina Engelmann Pl. Protect. Quart. 27:47-58.
  2. Haynes, R. R. & L. B. Holm-Nielsen 1994. The Alismataceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 64:93.
  3. Lot, A. et al. 1999. Catálogo de angiospermas acuáticas de México Cuad. Inst. Biol. 33:21.
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Zepeda, C. 1999. Acuitlacpalli or Sagittaria macrophylla (Alismataceae): a Mexican endemic hydrophyte and a threatened food resource Econ. Bot. 53:221-223.

Check other web resources for Sagittaria macrophylla Zucc. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=417095. Accessed 22 April 2019.