The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Potamogeton

The genus Potamogeton is in the family Potamogetonaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Potamogeton

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Potamogeton × absconditus Z.Kaplan, Fehrer & Hellq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton acutifolius Link ex Roem. & Schult. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × aemulans Z.Kaplan, Hellq. & Fehrer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton alpinus Hegetschw. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton alpinus Balb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Potamogeton amplifolius Tuck. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × anguillanus Koidz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton anguillanus Koidz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton × angustifolius J.Presl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton angustifolius Bercht. & J. Presl Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton antaicus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × apertus Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × assidens Z.Kaplan, Zalewska-Gał. & Ronikier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × attenuatus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton australiensis A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × bennettii Fryer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton berchtoldii Fieber Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Potamogeton bicupulatus Fernald Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton bifolius Lapeyr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton biformis Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × bifrons Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × billupsii Fryer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × biwaensis Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × cadburyae Dandy & G.Taylor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton chamissoi A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton cheesemanii A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton chongyangensis W.X.Wang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × cognatus Asch. & Graebn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton coloratus Hornem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton compressus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton confervoides Rchb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × confinis Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × cooperi (Fryer) Fryer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton crispus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton cristatus Regel & Maack Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton delavayi A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × deminutus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton distinctus A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton diversifolius Raf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton drummondii Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton epihydrus Raf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × exilis Z.Kaplan & Uotila Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × faurei (A.Benn.) Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × faxonii Morong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton ferrugineus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton filiformis Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton flexuosus Hegetschw. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton floridanus Small Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × fluitans Roth Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton fluitans Roth Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton foliosus Raf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Potamogeton fontigenus Y.H.Guo, X.Z.Sun & H.Q.Wang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × franconicus G.Fisch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton friesii Rupr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton fryeri A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton fulvus Riddell Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × gallicus Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton gayi A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × gessnacensis G.Fisch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton gessnacensis G. Fisch. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton glaucus Gueldenst. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton gramineus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × griffithii A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × grovesii Dandy & G.Taylor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × hagstromii A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × haynesii Hellq. & G.E.Crow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton herchtoldii Fieber Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton × heslop-harrisonii W.A.Clark Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton heterocaulis Z.S.Diao Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton hillii Morong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton hoggarensis Dandy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton illinoensis Morong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × inbaensis Kadono Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × intermedius G.Fisch. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton intortusifolius J.B.He, L.Y.Zhou & H.Q.Wang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton iriomotensis Masam. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton iwatensis Makino Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × jacobsii Z.Kaplan, Fehrer & Hellq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × jutlandicus Zalewska-Gał. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton juzepczukii P.I.Dorof. & Tzvelev Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × kamogawaensis Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton kashiensis Z.S.Diao Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × kyushuensis Kadono & Wiegleb Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton kyushuensis Kadono & Wiegleb Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton lacunatifolius Papch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × lanceolatifolius (Tiselius) C.D.Preston Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × lanceolatus Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × leptocephalus Koidz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton linguatus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × lintonii Fryer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton loculosus Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton lucens L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton maackianus A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × maemetsiae Zalewska-Gał. & Ronikier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × malainoides Miki Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton mandschuriensis (A.Benn.) A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton manschuriensis Bennell Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton marianensis Cham. & Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × mariensis Papch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton maritima L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton × mirabilis Z.Kaplan, Hellq. & Fehrer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton montanense Gand. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton montevidensis A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton monticola Schwein. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton × mucronulatus (G.Fisch.) Papch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × mysticus Morong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton natans L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × nerbiger Wolfg. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton × nericius Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × nerviger Wolfg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × nitens Weber Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton nodosus Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton nomotoensis Kadono & T.Nog. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton oakesianus J.W.Robbins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton oblongus Hegetschw. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton obtusifolius Mert. & W.D.J.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton ochreatus Raoul Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton octandrus Poir. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Potamogeton ogdenii Hellq. & R.L.Hilton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × olivaceus Baagøe ex G.Fisch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × orientalis Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton orientalis Hagstr. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton oxyphyllus Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton pallidus Lojac. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton papuanicus G.Wiegleb Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton paramoanus R.R.Haynes & Holm-Niels. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton parmatus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton perfoliatus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × perplexus A.Benn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton petiolaris Raf. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × philippinensis A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton polygonifolius Pourr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton polygonus Cham. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton praelongus Wulfen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × prussicus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × pseudofriesii Dandy & G.Taylor Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × pseudosarmaticus Papch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton pulcher Tuck. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton punense A. Galán Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton pusillus L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton quinquenervius Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × rectifolius A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton reniacoensis Sparre Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × rhodensis A.Benn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton richardii Solms Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton richardsonii (A.Benn.) Rydb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × ripensis Baagøe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × rivularis Gillot Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton robbinsii Oakes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × roemeri F.J.Herm. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton rotundifolius J.R.Forst. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton rutilus Wolfg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × salicifolius Wolfg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton salicifolius Wolfg. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton sarmaticus Mäemets Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × saxonicus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × schreberi G.Fisch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton schweinfurthii A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton sclerocarpus K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × scoliophyllus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × semifructus A.Benn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton sibiricus A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton skvortsovii Klinkova Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton solomonensis G.Wiegleb Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × sparganiifolius Laest. ex Fr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × spathulatus Schrad. ex W.D.J.Koch & Ziz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton spathuliformis (J.W. Robbins) Morong Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton spirilliformis Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton spirillus Tuck. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton stenostachys K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton strictifolius A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton sturrockii Hook. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × subdentatus Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton subnitens Hagstr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton suboblongus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × subrufus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × subsessilis Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × sudermanicus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton sulcatus A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton sumatranus Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton tennesseensis Fernald Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton tepperi A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × torssandrii (Tiselius) Dörfl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton tricarinatus F.Muell. & A.Benn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton trichoides Cham. & Schltdl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton tubulatus Hagstr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton ulei K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × undulatus Wolfg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton uruguayensis A.Benn. & Graebn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × variifolius Thore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton vaseyi J.W.Robbins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × vepsicus A.A.Bobrov & Chemeris Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × versicolor Z.Kaplan, Hellq. & Fehrer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × vilnensis Galinis. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Potamogeton wrightii Morong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × xinganensis Ma Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton × yamagataensis Kadono & Wiegleb Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Potamogeton ziziiformis Hagstr. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 556 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Potamogeton. Of these 160 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 305 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Potamogeton. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 556 species names for the genus Potamogeton recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 160 28.8%
Synonym 358 64.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 38 6.8%

All names

The status of the 861 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Potamogeton recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 165 19.2%
Synonym 658 76.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 38 4.4%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 556 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Potamogeton, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 156 351 0 0 507 91.2%
Medium confidence 4 7 0 0 11 2.0%
Low confidence 0 0 0 38 38 6.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Potamogeton is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 4 7 0 13 0 24 4.3%
WCSP 156 351 0 25 1 532 95.7%