Elatinaceae Dumort.

First published in Anal. Fam. Pl. 44, 49. 1829 (as "Elatinideae") (1829)
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385


  • Bacigalupa, N.M. (1970). Observaciones sobre el género Elatine en la Argentina. Darwiniana 16: 106-115.
  • Davis, C.C. & M.W. Chase. (2004). Elatinaceae are sister to Malpighiaceae; Peridiscaceae belong to Saxifragales. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 262-273.
  • Hunziker, A.T. (1970). Sobre una nueva hidrófita argentina: Elatine lorentziana nov. sp. Lorenzia 1: 5-10.
  • Lægaard, S. (2008). Elatine rotundifolia sp. nov. (Elatinaceae) from Ecuador. Nordic J. Bot. 26: 235-236.
  • Macbride, J.F. (1941). Elatinaceae, Flora of Peru. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 13: 3-4.
  • Molau, U. (1983). Elatinaceae. In: G. Harling and L. Andersson (eds). Flora of Ecuador 20, pp. 17-23.  Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg.
  • Niedenzu, F. (1925). Elatinaceae. In: A. Engler and K. Prantl (eds). Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien (ed. 2) 21: 270-276.
  • Novelo R., A. & J.H. Wiersema. (2000). Tres nuevos registros para México de plantas acuáticas vasculares. Acta Bot. Mex. 51: 53-60.
  • Schmidt-Mumm, U. & H.Y. Bernal. (1995). A new species of Elatine (Elatinaceae) from the Colombian páramos in the northern Andes. Brittonia 47: 27-30.
  • Tucker, G.C. (1986). The genera of Elatinaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 67: 471-483. (a complete bibliography can be found at http://www.nybg.org/bsci/res/lut2/main.html)


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