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Potamogeton  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 39005

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): pondweed [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderAlismatales   
                            FamilyPotamogetonaceae  – pondweed, pond weed, Pondweed family  
                               GenusPotamogeton L. – pondweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Potamogeton alpinus Balb. – alpine pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton amplifolius Tuck. – largeleaf pondweed, large-leaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X argutulus Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton bicupulatus Fernald – snailseed pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton clystocarpus Fernald – little Aguja pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X cognatus Asch. & Graebn. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton confervoides Rchb. – Tuckerman's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X cooperi (Fryer) Fryer  
                                  Species Potamogeton crispus L. – curly-leaved pondweed, curly pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton diversifolius Raf. – waterthread, waterthread pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton epihydrus Raf. – ribbonleaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X faxonii Morong (pro. sp.) – Faxon's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton floridanus Small – Florida pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X fluitans Roth (pro. sp.)  
                                  Species Potamogeton foliosus Raf. – leafy pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton friesii Rupr. – Fries' pondweed, flat-stalk pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X gessnacensis G. Fisch. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton gramineus L. – grassy pondweed, variableleaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X griffithii A. Benn. (pro. sp.) – Griffith's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton groenlandicus Hagstr. – Greenland pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X hagstroemii A. Benn. (pro. sp.) – Hagstroem's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X haynesii Hellq. & G.E. Crow – Haynes' pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton hillii Morong – Hill's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton illinoensis Morong – Illinois pondweed, potamot de l'Illinois 
                                  Species Potamogeton marianensis Cham. & Schltdl. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X mysticus Morong (pro. sp.) – mystic pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton natans L. – floatingleaf pondweed, broadleaf pondweed, floating pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X nericius Hagstr.  
                                  Species Potamogeton X nitens Weber (pro. sp.) – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton nodosus Poir. – long-leaf pondweed, longleaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton oakesianus J.W. Robbins – Oakes' pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton obtusifolius Mert. & W.D.J. Koch – bluntleaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton ogdenii Hellq. & R.L. Hilton – Ogden's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton perfoliatus L. – claspingleaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton polygonifolius Pourr. – cinnamonspot pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton praelongus Wulfen – white-stem pondweed, whitestem pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X prussicus Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton pulcher Tuck. – heartleaf pondweed, spotted pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X pusilliformis Fisch. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton pusillus L. – baby pondweed, small pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X rectifolius A. Benn. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton richardsonii (A. Benn.) Rydb. – Richardson's pondweed, red-head pondweed, Richardson pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton robbinsii Oakes – Robbins' pondweed, Robbins pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X saxonicus Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X schreberi G. Fisch. – Schreber's pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X scoliophyllus Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X semifructus A. Benn. ex Asch. & Graebn. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X sparganiifolius Laest. ex Fr. (pro. sp.) – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X spathulatus Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz  
                                  Species Potamogeton X spathuliformis (J.W. Robbins) Morong (pro. sp.) – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton spirillus Tuck. – spiral pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton strictifolius A. Benn. – narrowleaf pondweed, straight-leaf pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X subobtusus Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X subsessilis Hagstr. – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton subsibiricus Hagstr. – Yenisei River pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton tennesseensis Fernald – Tennessee pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton X undulatus Wolfg. ex Schult. & Schult. f. (pro. sp.) – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton vaseyi J.W. Robbins – Vasey's pondweed, potamot de Vasey 
                                  Species Potamogeton X vilnensis Galinis – pondweed 
                                  Species Potamogeton zosteriformis Fernald – flatstem pondweed, flat-stem pondweed 
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Potamogeton   
       
  Source: Potamogetonaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Potamogeton   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Potamogeton   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Potamogeton   
       
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