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Taxonomic Serial No.: 38935

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Elodea schweinitzii (Planch.) Casp.
    Anacharis oryzoides (Swartz) Stapf
    Apalanthe schweinitzii Planch.
  Common Name(s): frog's bit [English]
    tape-grass [English]
    waternymphs [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyHydrocharitaceae  – frog's bit, tape-grass, waternymphs  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Blyxa Noronha ex Thouars  
                               Genus Egeria Planch.  
                               Genus Elodea Michx. – water weed, waterweed 
                               Genus Enhalus Rich.  
                               Genus Halophila Thouars – seagrass 
                               Genus Hydrilla Rich.  
                               Genus Hydrocharis L.  
                               Genus Lagarosiphon Harv. – oxygen-weed 
                               Genus Limnobium Rich. – spongeplant 
                               Genus Najas L. – water nymph, waternymph 
                               Genus Nechamandra Planch.  
                               Genus Ottelia Pers.  
                               Genus Stratiotes L. – water soldiers 
                               Genus Thalassia Banks & Sol. ex K.D. Koenig – turtle-grass 
                               Genus Vallisneria L. – eelgrass 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae   
  Source: Hydrocharitaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae, frog's bit [English]   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Haynes, Robert R. / Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds.)  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hydrocharitaceae Jussieu: Tape-grass or Frog-bit Family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae   
  Page(s): 26-38   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-513729-9   
  Reference for: Hydrocharitaceae   

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