Cabomba

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

Leaves opposite, submerged leaves sessile or shortly petiolate, finely dissected; floating leaves few or absent early, lamina rhombic to elliptic, entire, peltate. Flowers with 3–6 stamens; carpels no more than 4.

About 7 species, all native to North or South America; 1 species naturalised in Australia.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Cabombaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Nymphaeanae
order Nymphaeales
family Cabombaceae
Higher taxa
genus Cabomba
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