Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. & Schltdl.
  • Linnaea
  • Sagittaire spongieuse

This taxon is accepted by Alismataceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

6. Sagittaria montevidensis Cham. et Schldl., Linnaea 2: 156 (1827). Neotipo (designado por Rataj, 1972): Argentina, Lorentz 103 (W).

Por A. Lot H. y A. Novelo R.

Herbs, annual or perennial, to 100 cm; rhizomes present; stolons present; corms present. Leaves submersed and emersed; submersed leaves absent or phyllodial, flattened, to 17 ´ 2 cm; emersed leaves with petiole triangular, 21--55 cm, blade hastate to sagittate, 2.5--17.5 ´ 0.6--22 cm, lobes longer than or equal to remainder of blade. Inflorescences racemes or panicles, of 1--15 whorls, floating or emersed, 1.5--28 ´ 1.5--15 cm; peduncles 15--47 cm; bracts distinct or connate less than ¼ total length, lanceolate to elliptic, 4--34 mm, delicate, not papillose; fruiting pedicels recurved, club-shaped, 0.5--4.2 cm. Flowers 2--5 cm diam.; sepals spreading in staminate, erect in pistillate, enclosing flower or fruiting head; filaments cylindric, longer than anthers, glabrous; pistillate pedicellate, with or without ring of sterile stamens. Fruiting heads 1.2--2.1 cm diam.; achenes oblanceoloid, not abaxially keeled, 2--4.3 ´ 0.7--1.5 mm, beaked; faces not tuberculate, wings absent, glands 1; beak lateral, horizontal, 0.4--0.8 mm.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Brazil Acre
  • Paraní
  • Rio Grande do Sul
  • Santa Catarina
  • Espirito Santo
  • Minas Gerais
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • São Paulo
  • Brazilia Distrito Federal
  • Goiás
  • Mato Grosso
  • Mato Grosso do Sul

Common Names

Sagittaire spongieuse

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
MBG Floras Images
Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
  • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
Flora Mesoamericana
Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
  • D Missouri Botanical Garden
Flora of North America @
'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • E Flora of North America Association
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).