95.000 Ottelia Pers.

Symoens, J.J. (2009) Hydrocharitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2)

Description of the genus

Submerged or floating-leaved bisexual (in ours), dioecious or monoecious herbs. Leaves radical. Flowers from a persistent leathery spathe. Sepals 3; petals 3. Fruit a fleshy capsule.

Worldwide: 21 species in tropical and warm regions, mainly in the Old World.

Caprivi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesContent
exserta (Ridl.) DandyDescription, Image
kunenensis (G├╝rke) Dandy
muricata (C.H. Wright) DandyDescription, Image
ulvifolia (Planch.) Walp.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Ottelia:

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Flora of Botswana: Ottelia
Flora of Malawi: Ottelia
Flora of Mozambique: Ottelia
Flora of Zambia: Ottelia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ottelia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ottelia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ottelia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ottelia
Wikipedia: Ottelia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ottelia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ottelia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Ottelia.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=111, retrieved 4 July 2022

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