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Browse the Western Australian Flora

Browse the complete list of WA’s families of plants, fungi, algae and protists. Icons to the right indicate additional content available, and the navigation element to the left of each name will expand the family listing to include its component genera. The same functions are then available for the genera in order to display all WA species for that group.

Hydrocharitaceae Juss.
Gen.Pl. [Jussieu] 18 (1789)
Blyxa Thouars
Gen.Nov.Madagasc. 4 (1806)
Egeria Planch.
Ann.Sci.Nat., Bot. Ser.3,11:79 (1849)
Elodea Michx.
Fl.Bor.-Amer. 1:20 (1803)
Enhalus Rich.
Mem.Cl.Sci.Math.Inst.Natl.France 1811:64,74 (1814)
Halophila Thouars
Gen.Nov.Madagasc. 2 (1806)
Hydrilla Rich.
Mem.Cl.Sci.Math.Inst.Natl.France p61, 69, t. 2. (1814)
Limnobium A.Rich.
Mem.Cl.Sci.Math.Inst.Natl.France 12:32, 66, Tab. 8 (1814)
Maidenia Rendle
J.Bot. 54:316 (1916)
Najas L.
Sp.Pl. 2:1015 (1753)
Ottelia Pers.
Syn.Pl. 1:400 (1805)
Thalassia K.D.Koenig
Ann.Bot. 2:96 (1805)
Vallisneria L.
Sp.Pl. 2:1015 (1753)

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A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.