Stuckenia pectinata

Species:Stuckenia pectinata (Linnaeus) Börner
Common Name:Sago False Pondweed; Fennel Leaf Pondweed; Sago Pondweed
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
USDA Symbol:STPE15
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI)
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.


FamilyPOTAMOGETONACEAE - Pondweed family
Genus Stuckenia
Species Stuckenia pectinata (Linnaeus) Börner - Sago False Pondweed; Fennel Leaf Pondweed; Sago Pondweed


Citation STUCKENIA PECTINATA (Linnaeus) Börner, Fl .Deut. Volk 713. 1912.
Basionym: Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus 1753.
Type: AUSTRIA: Without data, Celsius 29 (lectotype: UPS-Burser Herb. 10: 124). Lectotypified by R. R. Haynes, Taxon 35: 569. 1986.

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Coleogeton pectinatus    
Potamogeton amblyophyllus Potamogeton amblyophyllus C. A. Meyer, Beitr. Pfl.-K. Russ. Reiches 6: 10. 1849.  
Potamogeton angustifolius Potamogeton angustifolius Berchtold & J. Presl, Prir. Rostlin 1: 19. 1827, non Berchtold & J. Presl ex Opiz 1823.  
Potamogeton angustissimus Potamogeton angustissimus Kunth, in Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth, Nova Gen. Sp. 1: 370. 1816. MEXICO
Potamogeton caricifolius Potamogeton caricifolius Willdenow ex Schultes & Schultes f., in Schultes, Mant. 3: 367. 1827.  
Potamogeton columbianus Potamogeton columbianus Suksdorf, Duetsche Bot. Monatsschr. 19: 92. 1901.  
Potamogeton drupaceus Potamogeton drupaceus O. Lang, Flora 29: 472. 1846.  
Potamogeton exstipulatus Potamogeton exstipulatus Bonpland ex A. Bennett, J. Bot. 28: 278. 1890.  
Potamogeton filicaulis Potamogeton filicaulis Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv. 633. 1866.  
Potamogeton flabellatus Potamogeton flabellatus Babington, Man. Brit. Bot., ed. 3. 343. 1851.  
Potamogeton interruptus Potamogeton interruptus Kitaibel, in Schultes, Oestr. Fl., ed. 2. 1: 328. 1814.  
Potamogeton juncifolius Potamogeton juncifolius Kerner ex Fritsch, Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 45: 364. 1895.  
Potamogeton lanceolatus Potamogeton lanceolatus Mazziari, Fl. Corcirese, in Ionios Antologi 4: 954 (err. typ. 854). 1834, non Poiret 1816.  
Potamogeton pectinatus subsp. flabellatus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, subsp. flabellatus (Babington) Hooker f., Student Fl. Brit. Isl. 374. 1870.Potamogeton flabellatus Babington 1851. 
Potamogeton pectinatus var. dichotomus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. dichotomus Wallroth, Sched. Crit. 67. 1822.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. drupaceus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. drupaceus (Lang) W.D.J.Koch ex A. Bennett, J. Bot. 31: 133. 1893.Potamogeton drupaceus Lang 1846. 
Potamogeton pectinatus var. filicaulis Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. filicaulis (Schur) Graebner, in Engler, Pflanzenr. 4(Heft 31): 125. 1907.Potamogeton filicaulis Schur 1866. 
Potamogeton pectinatus var. flabellatus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. flabellatus (Babington) Crepin, Notes Pl. Rar. Belgique 4: 47. 1864.Potamogeton flabellatus Babington 1851. 
Potamogeton pectinatus var. fluviatilis Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. fluviatilis Schuebler, in Schuebler & G. Martens, Fl. Wuertemberg 112. 1834.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. glaucescens Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. glaucescens Chamisso & Schlechtendal, Linnaea 2: 165. 1827.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. luxurians Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. luxurians Döll, Fl. Baden 458. 1856.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. scoparius Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. scoparius Wallroth, Sched. Crit. 68. 1822.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. setaceus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. setaceus G. Meyer, Chloris Han. 526. 1836.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. striatus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. striatus (Ruiz López & Pavón) Hagström, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 55(5): 51. 1916.Potamogeton striatus Ruiz López & Pavón 1798. 
Potamogeton pectinatus var. submarinus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. submarinus Fries, Novit. Fl. Suec., ed. 2. 53. 1828.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. tenuis Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. tenuis G. Meyer, Fl. Hanov. Excurs. 537. 1849.  
Potamogeton pectinatus var. vulgaris Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, var. vulgaris Chamisso & Schlechtendal, Linnaea 2: 165. 1827, nom. inadmiss.Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus 1753. 
Potamogeton pusillus subsp. flabellatus Potamogeton pusillus Linnaeus, subsp. flabellatus (Babington) Hooker f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 567. 1893.Potamogeton flabellatus Babington 1851. 
Potamogeton pusillus var. interruptus Potamogeton pusillus Linnaeus, var. interruptus (Kitaibel) A. Bennett, J. Bot. 28: 302. 1890; J. Bot. 29: 307. 1891.Potamogeton interruptus Kitaibel 1814. 
Potamogeton striatus Potamogeton striatus Ruiz López & Pavón, Fl. Peruv. 1: 70, t. 106(b). 1798. PERU
Potamogeton vaillantii Potamogeton vaillantii Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 3: 514. 1818.  
Potamogeton zosteraceus Potamogeton zosteraceus Fries, Novit. Fl. Suec., ed. 2. 51. 1828.  
Potamogeton pectinatus Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 127. 1753. AUSTRIA: Without data, Celsius 29 (lectotype: UPS-Burser Herb. 10: 124). Lectotypified by R. R. Haynes, Taxon 35: 569. 1986.
Spirillus interruptus Spirillus interruptus (Kitaibel) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 18. 1913.Potamogeton interruptus Kitaibel 1814. 
Spirillus pectiniformis Spirillus pectiniformis Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 18. 1913, nom. illegit.Potamogeton pectinatus Linnaeus 1753. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Baldwin, Jackson, Pickens

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UWAL0045751 Baldwin 05 Jun 1980 Dowling
Stuckenia pectinata (Linnaeus) Börner
AMAL00020946 Pickens 10 Jul 2013 Bryson, Charles T.
Stuckenia pectinata (Linnaeus) Börner
AMAL00016730 Baldwin 11 Aug 2009 Horne, Howard E.
Stuckenia pectinata (Linnaeus) Börner
UWAL0049472 Jackson 01 Jun 1988 Webb, David H.
Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Boerner
UWAL0049465 Jackson 13 Jun 2007 Webb, David H.
Stuckenia pectinata (L.) Boerner
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