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.