Correct Spelling Of Plant Name - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Troy Brasher
Lenexa, KS
Question by tbras
February 29, 2000
In the literature I am finding two spellings for a plant: valisneria or vallisneria. Which is correct? Thanks.

Answer from NGA
February 29, 2000


According to Hortus III, Vallisneria is the correct spelling. This plant is commonly known as eel grass or tape grass.

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