A. Bennett, J. Bot., Lond. 48:149 (1910).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Thin pondweed.
Perennial, with stems to 2.7 m long; emergent leaves floating, long-petiolate, somewhat membranous, translucent and shining, often quite glossy, prominently cross-veined between the primary parallel veins, and sometimes with finely undulate margins, broadly elliptic or ovate to almost round, 1.5-9.5 cm long; submerged leaves narrow-elliptic or linear-lanceolate to broadly ovate, 5-23 cm long; stipular sheath free.
Spike (in fruit) 1.5-4.5 cm long.
Fruiting carpel 2-2.5 mm long, with 3 low smooth keels.
S.Aust.: SE. N.S.W.; Vic .; Tas. King Island and Clarke Island.
Flowering time: mainly Jan. — March.
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