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Potamogeton L. (pondweeds)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 36 images of Potamogeton (pondweeds)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Potamogeton (pondweeds)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

anon., 2012 Potamogeton and Ruppia
Rich, T.C.G. & Preston, C.D., 2012 Aquatics with fine, linear leaves (Eleogiton, Juncus, Najas, Pilularia, Potamogeton, Ruppia and Zannichellia)

Potamogeton may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
POTAMOGETONACEAE
(pondweeds)
aquatic plants (via Potamogetonaceae)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Potamogeton:

is foodplant of larva Bagous (Bagous) limosus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) UK/Ireland Morris, M.G., 2002
is associate of imago Bagous (Bagous) tempestivus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) UK/Ireland Morris, M.G., 2002,
Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (floating) floating leaf is spotted by numerous, mostly hypophyllous pycnidium of anamorph? Doassansiopsis hydrophila - Pondweed Smut (Urocystidales: Doassansiopsidaceae) UK/Ireland Grove, W.B., 1935 [causes pale ochraceous spots without distinct margins, that age brownish.]
leaf, esp. after pond has dried out (floating) floating leaf of esp. after pond has dried out is spotted by sorus Doassansiopsis hydrophila - Pondweed Smut (Urocystidales: Doassansiopsidaceae) UK/Ireland Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [especially when pond has dried out]

Potamogeton may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
POTAMOGETONACEAE
(pondweeds)
aquatic plants (via Potamogetonaceae) Herbaceous Plants (via Alismatales)

References

Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Grove, W.B., 1935 British Stem- and Leaf- Fungi: Coelomycetes Vol. I … Sphaeropsidales with hyaline conidia
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Morris, M.G., 2002 True Weevils (Part I): Family Curculionidae, subfamilies Raymondionyminae to Smicronychinae
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