New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Elodea

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Last Modified 04/08/2013

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Elodea Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 20. 1803.

List of Elodea Species

References to Elodea

  • 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.
  • Cook, C. D. K.; Urmi-Konig, K 1985. A revision of the genus Elodea (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 21: 111-156.
  • Haynes, R. R. 1988. Reproductive biology of selected aquatic plants. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 805-810.
  • 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.
  • Les, D. H. 1988. Breeding systems, population structure, and evolution in hydrophilous angiosperms. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 819-35.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shinners, L. H. 1956. Elodea correct without being conserved. Rhodora 58: 162.
  • 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.
  • Tanaka, N. 2004. Correlation between pollen morphology and pollination mechanisms in the Hydrocharitaceae. J. Pl. Res. 117: 265-276.