Potamogeton repens Hagstr.

First published in Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s., 55(5): 170 (1916)
This name is a synonym of Potamogeton schweinfurthii

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Kaplan, Z. & Symnoens, J.-J. (2005). Taxonomy, distribution and nomenclature of three confused broad-leaved Potamogeton species occuring in Africa and on surrounding islands. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 148: 329-357. [Cited as Potamogeton schweinfurthii.]
  • Symoens, J.J. & Villiers, J.-F. (1984). Alismatidées, Flagellariacées. Flore du Cameroun 26: 1-84. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé. [Cited as Potamogeton schweinfurthii.]
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Potamogeton schweinfurthii.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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