Author:
Jan Scholten
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English: Tape-grasses; Waterweed; Frog’s bit.
Botany: fresh, marine aquatics; primarily tropical; annual or perennial; creeping monopodial rhizome.
Genera: Apalanthe, Appertiella, Blyxa, Egeria, Elodea, Enhalus, Halophila, Hydrilla. Hydrocharis, Lagarosiphon, Limnobium, Maidenia, Najas, Nechamandra, Ottelia, Stratiotes, Thalassia, Vallisneria.

Taxonomy
Hydrocharitaceae are placed in Subphase 5 in the Plant theory.