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Najas tenuifolia
Scientific classification
  • Najas graminea var. tenuifolia (R.Br.) A.Braun
  • Najas leichhardtii Magnus

Najas tenuifolia is an aquatic plant growing in fresh water ponds. It is a native to Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia (Java, Maluku, Sulawesi, Bali, Lombok, Timor), the Philippines and Australia (every state and territory except Tasmania).

Varieties and Subspecies

Four varietal are currently recognized:

  • Najas tenuifolia var. celebica (Koord.) Wilde - Sulawesi
  • Najas tenuifolia var. pseudograminea (W.Koch) Wilde - most of specific range
  • Najas tenuifolia var. tenuifolia - Sulawesi, Australia
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