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Baldellia repens [Lesser Water-plantain]

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 15:15

Rørslett, B. 2013. Baldellia repens (Lam.) Ooststr. & Lawalrée (Alismataceae). Lesser Water-plantain. Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...water-plantain/

Baldellia repens (Lam.) Ooststr. & Lawalrée
Syn. B. ranunculoides (L.) Parl. ssp. repens (Lam.) A. Löve & D. Löve, Echinodorus ranunculoides (L.) Engelm. ex Asch. f. repens (Lam.) Neuman
NO: Soleigro
SE: Revsvalting
DK: Krybende Søpryd

DE: Iglelschlauch
EN: Lesser Water-plantain

This is a rare, small creeping aquatic macrophyte, native to Western Euope, and belonging to a taxonomically unclear group. It is often treated as a subspecies or form of B. ranunculoides, another European species but with a wider distribution. Several European countries have it on their national Red List.

Plants photographed in southern Norway, 3 Aug 2011.

Attached Image: BALD_REP_I1108037501_VIS.jpg
Image reference: BALD_REP_I1108037501_VIS.jpg
Visible light. Nikon D3S, Voigtländer 125 mm f/2.5 lens, daylight.

Attached Image: BALD_REP_I1108033994_UV.jpg
Ultraviolet light. Nikon D40X, UV-Nikkor 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Baader U 2" (Venus) filter, SB-140 flash.

[Published 7 Feb 2013]