Vallisneria natans (Lour.) H.Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 49: 136 1974. (Syn: Physkium natans Lour.; Vallisneria asiatica Miki; Vallisneria biwaensis (Miki) Ohwi; Vallisneria densiserrulata (Makino) Makino; Vallisneria higoensis (Miki) Ohwi; Vallisneria minor Ito; Vallisneria physkium Juss. ex Spreng.; Vallisneria spiraloides Roxb.; Vallisneria subulispatha (Makino) Koidz. ..);
Assam; China North-Central; China South-Central; China Southeast; India; Iraq;
Japan; Korea; Manchuria; Nansei-shoto; Nepal; Primorye; Taiwan; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
Iraq, India to Russian Far East as per WCSP;
Vallisneria natans (Lour.) Hara [Hydrocharitaceae]: Name: Vallisneria natans (Lour.) Hara
Location Bhavanisagar dam; Erode dist., TN
Date: 08 Feb 2011
– You got the flowers too.
– .. the pedicels were spirally coiled and when straightened extends up to 20 cm
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please identify the species of Vallisneria from stream of Shakargarh, Punjab, Lahore.
Thanks, …, Pl. check comparative images at
What are the species reported from your area?
Thank you Sir. We have V.spiralis reported from Pakistan. It looks somehow different thats why need confirmation.
What about Vallisneria natans ?
It has been reported from Iraq, India to Russian Far East as per WCSP.
Thank you Sir Garg. I captured some more photographs recently, will send today.
Looks like V. natans to me.
Please take good quality photographs for pictorial identity. Is V. natans is a recomended species from your site of collection? Please consult relevant flora.