Hygrophila angustifolia

Botanical name [?]: Hygróphila angustifólia R. Br.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Hygrophila


The name Hygrophila angustifolia applies to different plants:

- In trade, a very narrow-leaved plant from the group of Hygrophila corymbosa is erroneously called H. angustifolia. Please see Hygrophila corymbosa “angustifolia”.

- True Hygrophila angustifolia in the botanical sense does not belong to the group around H. corymbosa and is probably not even in cultivation. It is sometimes considered a synonym of Hygrophila salicifolia or a variety of that species (H. salicifolia var. angustifolia).

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