Journal of Plant Biology

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 146–148 | Cite as

Taxonomic examination onPotamogeton alpinus Balbis (Potamogetonaceae) in Korea

  • Hyunchur Shin
  • Hong-Keun Choi
Short Communication


The distribution ofPotamogeton alpinus Balbis which is the aquatic vascular plants was confirmed in Korea. We report the taxon as an unrecorded species in Korea.P. alpinus previously known asP. dentatus is characterized by unbranched stems and sessile, but not amplexicaui leaves with entire margins and obtuse apices. It differs fromP. dentatus which has petiolated leaves with obtuse or round apex having mucronate tips.


Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton alpinus P. dentatus unrecorded species 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyunchur Shin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hong-Keun Choi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Biological ScienceSoonchunhyang UniversityAsanKorea
  2. 2.Division of Natural SciencesAjou UniversitySuwonKorea

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