Aponogeton or Potamogeton species?

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J.M. Garg

Nov 7, 2008, 8:21:32 AM11/7/08
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On 18/10/08 in Narshapur forest near Hyderabad, AP.
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Aponogeton or Potamogeton species is it- in Narshapur, AP I2 IMG_1090.jpg
Aponogeton or Potamogeton species is it- in Narshapur, AP I IMG_1089.jpg

J.M. Garg

Nov 11, 2008, 11:07:12 AM11/11/08
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Here is a reply from Aparna ji:
"Aponogeton:  very typical inflo and leaves
(A. nutans?- pl check local flora)

J.M. Garg

Nov 11, 2008, 11:22:21 AM11/11/08
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Thanks, Aparna ji.
On checking with Flora of Andhra Pradesh at http://forest.ap.nic.in/Forest%20Flora%20of%20Andhra%20Pradesh/files/ff1897.htm, I got this species Aponogeton natans syn. Aponogeton monostachyon & Saururus natans, with picture at Bhadra Wild Life Sanctuary (which matches with my posted pictures): http://www.aquarticles.com/images/Maha%20Bhadra/bws16.jpg & http://www.aquarticles.com/articles/travel/Sriram_Bhadra.html, http://sweetaquatics.com/images/natans.JPG, http://www.fnzas.org.nz/plant_survey/aquarium_plants/?user_plants=15&cHash=a6e3469813 (drawing with some details), http://www.csd.net/~cgadd/aqua/ah_main/jun1999.html (details about Aponogetons including Aponogeton natans),  

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