Potamogeton × fluitans Roth

First published in Tent. Fl. Germ. 1: 72 (1788)
This hybrid is accepted
The native range of this hybrid is Europe to W. Himalaya. It is a hydrosubshrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome. The hybrid formula is P. lucens × P. natans.

Distribution

Native to:

Austria, Baltic States, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
  • Guillaumin, A. (1948). Flore Analytique et Synoptique de la Nouvelle-Calédonie: 1-369. Office de la recherche scientifique coloniale.
  • Jumelle, H. (1950). Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 21-22 Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris.
  • Kaplan, Z. (2010). Hybridization of Potamogeton species in the Czech Republic: diversity, distribution, temporal trends and habitat preferences. Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 82: 261-287.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Stace, C.A. (1975). Hybridization and the Flora of the British Isles: 1-626. Academic Press, London, New York, San Francisco.
  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Wiegleb, G., van de Weyer, K., Bolbrinker, P. & Wolff, P. (2008). Potamogeton-hybriden in Deutschland. Feddes Repertorium 119: 433-448.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Potamogeton nodosus.]
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Potamogeton nodosus.]
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i. Revised Edition, Volume 2. Special Publications; Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 97: 989-1919. [Cited as Potamogeton nodosus.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kaplan, Z. (2005). Neotypification of Potamogeton ×fluitans Roth and the distribution of this hybrid. Taxon 54: 822-826.
  • Wiegleb, G., van de Weyer, K., Bolbrinker, P. & Wolff, P. (2008). Potamogeton-hybriden in Deutschland. Feddes Repertorium 119: 433-448.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Fryer, A. [1666] United Kingdom Potamogeton × crassifolius K000203589 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0