Family: Hydrocharitaceae

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Last Modified 04/08/2013

List of Hydrocharitaceae Genera

References to Hydrocharitaceae

  • Bernardello, L. M.; Moscone, E. A. 1986. The karyotype of Limnobium spongia Hydrocharitaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 153: 31-36.
  • Biernacki, M.; Lovett Doust, J. 1997. Vallisneria americana (Hydrocharitaceae) as a biomonitor of aquatic ecosystems: Comparison of cloned genotypes. Amer. J. Bot. 84: 1743-1751.
  • Blackburn, R. D.; Weldon, L. W. 1970. Control of Hydrilla verticillata. Hyacinth Control J. 8: 4-9.
  • Blanch, S. J.; Ganf, G. G.; Walker, K. F. 1998. Growth and recruitment in Vallisneria americana as related to average irradiance in the water column. Aquatic Botany 61: 181-205.
  • Bowmer, K. H. 1995. Identification, biology and management of Elodea canadensis, Hydrocharitaceae. J. Aquatic Pl. Manag. 33: 13-19.
  • Capers, R. S. 2003. Macrophyte colonization in a freshwater tidal wetland (Lyme, CT, USA). Aquatic Botany 77: 325-338.
  • Catling, P. M. 2003. The biology of Canadian weeds. 124. Hydrocharis morsus-ranae L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 83: 1001-1016.
  • Catling, P. M.; Dore, W. G. 1982. Status and identification of Hydocharis morsus-ranae and Limnobium spongia (Hydocharitaceae) in northeastern North America. Rhodora 84: 523-545.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1988. Wind pollination in aquatic angiosperms. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 768-777.
  • Cook, C. D. K. 1982. A revision of the genus Hydrocharis (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 14: 177-204.
  • Cook, C. D. K.; Luond, R 1982. A revision of the genus Hydrilla (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 13: 485-504.
  • Cook, C. D. K.; Urmi-Konig, K 1984. A revision of Egeria (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 19: 73-96.
  • Cook, C. D. K.; Urmi-Konig, K 1985. A revision of the genus Elodea (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 21: 111-156.
  • Cook, C. D. K.; Urmi-Konig, K 1983. A revision of the genus Limnobium including Hydromystria (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 17: 1-27.
  • Crow, G. E.; Hellquist, C. B. 1982. Aquatic vascular plants of New England: Part 4. Juncaginaceae, Scheuchzeriaceae, Butomaceae, Hydrocharitaceae.
  • Dore, W. G. 1954. Frog-bit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae L.) in the Ottawa River. Canad. Field-Naturalist 68: 180-181.
  • Dore, W. G. 1968. Progress of the European Frog-bit in Canada. Canad. Field-Naturalist 82: 76-82.
  • Ferasol, J. 1995. Seed germination in Vallisneria americana: effects of cold stratification, scarification, seed coat morphology and PCB concentration. Ecoscience 2: 368-376.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1918. The diagnostic character of Vallisneria americana. Rhodora 20: 108-110.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2000. Flora of North America. Volume 22. Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 352 pages. (ISBN 0195137299)
  • Getsinger, K. D. 1991. Egeria: biology and management in temperate lakes. Aquatics 13: 8-11.
  • Haynes, R. R.; Holm-Nielsen, L. B. 2001. The genera of Hydrocharitaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Papers in Botany 5: 201-275.
  • Kaul, R. B. 1970. Evolution and adaptation of inflorescences in the Hydrocharitaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 57: 708-715.
  • Keeley, J. E. 1998. CAM photosynthesis in submerged aquatic plants. Bot. Rev. 64: 121-175.
  • Kimber, A.; Korschgen, C. E.; van der Valk, A. G. 1995. The distribution of Vallisneria americana seeds and seedling light requirements in the Upper Mississippi River. Canad. J. Bot. 73: 1966-1973.
  • Kishbaugh, S. A. 2008. Plant sightings. Long Island Botanical Society Newsletter 18: 26.
  • Korschgen, C. E.; Green, W. L.; Kenow, K. P. 1997. Effects of irradiance on growth and winter bud production by Vallisneria americana and consequences to its abundance and distribution. Aquatic Botany 58: 1-9.
  • Langeland, K. A. 1996. Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle (Hydrocharitaceae), "The Perfect Aquatic Weed". Castanea 61: 293-304.
  • Les, D. H. 1988. Breeding systems, population structure, and evolution in hydrophilous angiosperms. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 819-35.
  • Les, D. H. 1997. Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae) in Connecticut. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 35: 10-14.
  • Les, D. H. 2008. Systematics of Vallisneria (Hydrocharitaceae). Syst. Bot. 33: 49-65.
  • Les, D. H. 2010. Hybridization in hydrophiles: natural interspecific hybrids in Najas (Hydrocharitaceae). Syst. Bot. 35: 736-744.
  • Les, D. H.; Mehrhoff, L. J. 1999. Introduction of nonindigenous aquatic vascular plants in southern New England: a historical perspective. Biological Invasions 1: 281-300.
  • Lokker, C.; Lovett-Doust, L.; Lovett-Doust, J. 1997. Seed output and the seed bank in Vallisneria americana (Hydrocharitaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 84: 1420-8.
  • Lowden, R. M. 1982. An approach to the taxonomy of Vallisneria (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 13: 269-298.
  • Lowden, R. M. 1992. Floral variation and taxonomy of Limnoium L. C. Richard (Hydrocharitaceae). Rhodora 94: 111-134.
  • Maeterlinck, M. 1911. The fertilization of the eel-grass. Torreya 11: 184-186.
  • Marie-Victorin, F. 1942. Les vallisneres Americaines. Contr. Inst. Bot. Univ. Montreal 46: 1-38. (In French)
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Mues, R 1983. Species specific flavone glucuronides in Elodea species. Bioch. Syst. 11: 261-265.
  • Nicholson, S. A.; Best, D. G. 1974. Root:shoot and leaf area relationships of macrophyte communities in Chautauqua Lake, New York. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 101: 96-100.
  • Peters, J. A. 2008. Assessing the impacts of rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) on submergnet macrophytes in a north-temperate U.S. lake using electric fences. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 159: 287-297.
  • Roberts, M. L.; Stuckey, R. L.; Mitchell, R. S. 1981. Hydrocharis morus-ranae (Hydrocharitaceae): New to the United States. Rhodora 83: 147-148.
  • Scribailo, R. W.; Posluszny, U. 1985. Floral development of Hydrocharis morsus-ranae (Hydrocharitaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 72: 1578-1589.
  • Shaffer-Fehre, M. 1991. The position of Najas within the Alismatidae (Monocotyledones) in light of new evidence from seed coat structures in the Hydrocharitoideae (Hydrocharitaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 107: 189-209.
  • Shinners, L. H. 1956. Elodea correct without being conserved. Rhodora 58: 162.
  • Spencer, D. F. 2000. Emergence of vegatative propagules of Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogeton pectinatus, Vallisneria americana, and Hydrilla verticillata based on accumulated degree-days. Aquatic Botany 67: 237-249.
  • St. John, H. 1965. Monograph of the genus Elodea: Part 4 and summary. I. The species of eastern and central North America. Rhodora 67: 1-35.
  • St. John, H. 1920. The genus Elodea in New England. Rhodora 22: 17-29.
  • St. John, H. 1961. Monograph of the genus Egeria Planchon. Darwiniana 12: 293-307.
  • Tanaka, N. 2004. Correlation between pollen morphology and pollination mechanisms in the Hydrocharitaceae. J. Pl. Res. 117: 265-276.
  • Tanaka, N.; Setoguchi, H.; Murata, J. 1997. Phylogeny of the family Hydrocharitaceae inferred from rbcL and matK gene sequence data. J. Pl. Res. 110: 329-37.
  • Wylie, R. B. 1917. The pollination of Vallisneria spiralis. Bot. Gaz. 63: 135-145.
  • Yeo, R. R.; Falk, R. H.; Thurston, J. R. 1984. The morphology of hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle). J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 22: 1-16.