FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Monocotyledoneae.


Family: PONTEDERIACEAE, Pond Weeds.
Taxonomy: Class: Liliopsida Brongniart, 1843, (monocotyledons), Subclass Commelinidae, Takhtajan, 1967 , Cladus: Commelinids, Order: Commelinales, Dumortier, 1829 , Syn: = Liliales, Conquist, Family: Pontederiaceae Kunth (1816),

Genus: Monochoria C.Presl, Reliq. Haenk.1827, Syn: Heterotypic: 1) Calcarunia Raf., Med. 1830, 2) Carigola Raf., Fl. Tellur. 1837, 3) Gomphima Raf., Fl. Tellur. 1837, 4) Limnostachys F.Muell., Fragm. 1858 , Pond Weeds



Hastate leaf pond weed, Species: Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms., 1883, Syn: = Monochoria hastifolia, Presl,
Ref: Common Malayan Wild Flowers; M.R. Henderson; (1961); Longmans; Britain. - page 61
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Loc.: Taman Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Date: xx/xx/1996
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Pontederiaceae Kunth (1816), Monochoria
C.Presl, Reliq. Haenk.1827, Syn (Heterotypic:) 1) Calcarunia Raf., Med. 1830, 2) Carigola Raf., Fl. Tellur. 1837, 3) Gomphima Raf., Fl. Tellur. 1837, 4) Limnostachys F.Muell., Fragm. 1858 Species: Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms., 1883,. Syn: = 1) Monochoria hastifolia Presl, 2) Pontederia hastata Linn., 1753 3) Calcarunia hastata (L.) Raf., 1830, 4) Carigola hastata (L.) Raf., Fl. Tellur., 1837V, Varietas: M. h. var. elata - M. h. var. hastata