Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Najadaceae
Najas guadalupensis (Spreng.) Magnus subsp. guadalupensis
Guadalupe water-nymph, southern naiad, southern water-nymph
Najas: from Greek Naias, a water nymph
guadalupensis: from the island of Guadeloupe in the West Indies
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Status: Native
Plant: submerged annual, monoecious aquatic; stems very long, many branches, 0.2-1mm thick, 50-100 teeth per side
Leaf:very narrow, 1" long, toothed edges, opposite or whorls
Habitat: wet; clear 3' or more deep water
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Caulinia guadalupensis Spreng.
Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. & W.L.E.Schmidt var. curassavica A.Braun
Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. & W.L.E.Schmidt var. fusiformis Chapm.
Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. & W.L.E.Schmidt var. guadalupensis (Spreng.) A.Braun
Najas guadalupensis (Spreng.) Magnus var. guadalupensis
Najas microdon A.Braun var. curassavica A.Braun
Najas urbaniana O.C.Schmidt

         
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