Names of Plants in India :: Aponogeton bruggenii S.R.Yadav & Govekar

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Dinesh Valke

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Aponogeton bruggenii S.R.Yadav & Govekar

Aponogeton bruggenii S.R.Yadav & Govekar

ah-poh-no-JEE-tun -- originally applied to a water plant found at Aquae Aponi, Italy ... Dave's Botanary
¿ brug-GAIN-ee-eye ? -- named for H. W. E. (Harry) van Bruggen, Dutch botanist ... Wikipedia

commonly known as: Bruggen's pondweed • Marathi: गुलाबी पाणतुरा gulabi pantura

botanical names: Aponogeton bruggenii S.R.Yadav & Govekar ... synonyms: no synonym known ... POWO
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Bruggen's pondweed
  • bruggenii, commemorative epithet, named for Heinrich (Harry) Wilhelm Eduard van Bruggen (December 6, 1927 in Amsterdam – February 8, 2010 in Amersfoort) was a Dutch amateur botanist, for his immense contribution to study of Aponogeton, the sole genus of family Aponogetonaceae ... Wikipedia. All Aponogeton spp. are aquatic plants, thus the generic name pondweed given to all its species.
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गुलाबी पाणतुरा gulabi pantura
  • an apt name given by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Further Flowers of Sahyadri ... गुलाबी gulabi = pink; पाण pan = water (habitat); तुरा tura = spike (inflorescence)
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