1. Family: Droseraceae Salisb.
    1. Aldrovanda L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Old World to Australia.

    [FZ]

    Droseraceae, J. R. Laudon. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    Submerged floating aquatic plant, without roots.
    Stem
    Stems simple or branched.
    Leaves
    Leaves in whorls, the lamina articulate, reduced in the flowering whorl.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary, emergent.
    Calyx
    Sepals and petals 5.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5.
    Pistil
    Ovary 5-carpellary; styles 5, free, digitately branched at the apex; ovules on 5 parietal placentas.
    Fruits
    Capsules with 5 valves; seeds 6–8, ovoid, black.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Mozambique

    Native to:

    Amur, Assam, Bangladesh, Belarus, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central European Rus, Chad, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Manchuria, New South Wales, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Poland, Primorye, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, South European Russi, Sudan, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Western Australia, Yugoslavia, Zambia

    Extinct in:

    Austria, Baltic States, Bulgaria, Greece, Korea, Uzbekistan

    Introduced into:

    New Jersey, New York, Switzerland, Virginia

    Aldrovanda L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 281 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 136 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 1: 281(1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0