Welcome to Aponogetonaceae

Aponogetonaceae is a monogeneric family of water plants distributed in the Old World. Aponogeton comprises about 45 species, especially from sub-Saharan Africa and Australia.

The classification and nomenclature used in eMonocot - Aponogetonaceae are derived from the World Checklist of Monocots. The aim of this website is to provide a full taxonomic treatment for the family, with descriptions, photos, distribution maps, specimen database and identification keys.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith