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Sago Pondweed (Potamogeton pectinatus L.):
A Literature Review


Figure. Potamogeton pectinatus. a. Spike with whorls of mature drupelets, x 1.2; b. habit, showing rhizomes bearing dense branches woth linear leaves, x 0.67;
c. upper flowers of spike, x 4; d and e drupelets showing short beak: d=5.5, e, x 5; f. longitudinal section of drupelet showing outer coat and crescent shaped embryo, x 5;g. stipulees sheathing stems, x 3; h. rhizome with roots and distal tursion, x 1.2 (From Mason 1969;reproduced with permission of University of California Press, Berkeley.)

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