Genus: Vallisneria

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Last Modified 03/20/2013

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Vallisneria Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1015. 1753.

List of Vallisneria Species

References to Vallisneria

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Capers, R. S. 2003. Macrophyte colonization in a freshwater tidal wetland (Lyme, CT, USA). Aquatic Botany 77: 325-338.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Les, D. H. 2008. Systematics of Vallisneria (Hydrocharitaceae). Syst. Bot. 33: 49-65.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tanaka, N. 2004. Correlation between pollen morphology and pollination mechanisms in the Hydrocharitaceae. J. Pl. Res. 117: 265-276.
  • Wylie, R. B. 1917. The pollination of Vallisneria spiralis. Bot. Gaz. 63: 135-145.