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Key to Hydrocharitaceae

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1 Leaves along the stem or at its summit.
  2 Leaves at only 2-3 closely spaced nodes at the summit of the stem, appearing verticillate or whorled; leaves to 10 cm long; [saltwater]; [subfamily Hydrilloideae]
  2 Leaves at many nodes along the stem, opposite or in whorls of 2-8, < 4 cm long; [freshwater].
    3 Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3 (-4) (no whorls with > 4 leaves).
      4 Leaves slightly narrowed or straight-sided to base, sessile; perianth present; [subfamily Anacharoideae]
      4 Leaves broadened and sheathing at base, narrowing upward via “shoulders”; perianth absent; [subfamily Hydrilloideae]
    3 Leaves in whorls of (3-) 4-8 (some or most whorls with 4 or more leaves).
        5 Leaves mostly 2-3 cm long, finely toothed with slender, weak teeth on the margins and rarely also the midrib beneath; fresh leaves not noticeably rough to the touch; leaf whorls generally crowded on all stems; petals white, 9-11 mm long; [subfamily Anacharoideae]
        5 Leaves mostly 1-2 cm long, toothed with stout, sharp teeth on the margins and also on conical bases along the midrib beneath; fresh leaves noticeably rough to the touch; leaf whorls crowded on terminal portions of stems, remote on older stems; petals translucent, 2-5 mm long; [subfamily Hydrilloideae]
          6 Leaves < 5× as long as wide; lower side of the midvein with 0-6 prickles.
          6 Leaves > 5× as long as wide; lower side of the midvein with 0 prickles
1 Leaves basal, either elongate with parallel sides, or petiolate with a leaf blade.
             7 Leaves differentiated into petiole and blade, the blade ovate to orbicular.
               8 Plant emergent or floating; [subfamily Hydrocharitoideae]
                 9 Petals broadly ovate, > 1.5× as long as the sepals; filaments fused for < 1/2 their length; larger aerenchyma (as measured at 1 mm from the midvein on the underside of the leaf) 0.1-0.5 mm across; stranded plants with deeply cordate leaves similar in shape to the floating leaves, with strongly arcing primary veins
                 9 Petals linear, < 1.5× as long as the sepals; filaments fused for > 1/2 their length; larger aerenchyma (as measured at 1 mm from the midvein on the underside of the leaf) 0.4-1.6 mm across; stranded plants with leaves with obtuse, truncate, or subcordate bases and all major veins gently curving and parallel
             7 Leaves straplike, elongate, linear, the sides parallel and not differentiated into petiole and blade.
                   10 Leaves to 35 cm long; [saltwater]; [subfamily Hydrilloideae]
                   10 Leaves usually > 40 cm long; [freshwater].
                     11 Leaves lacking lacunae on each side of the midvein; leaves acuminate; seeds echinate; flowers bisexual; [subfamily Anacharoideae]
                     11 Leaves with longitudinal rows of lacunae on each side of the midvein; leaves rounded at apex; seeds smooth; flowers unisexual; [subfamily Hydrilloideae]

Key C1: floating aquatics

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1 Individual leaves > 2 cm wide.
  2 Leaves obovate, cuneate at the base, sessile, pale green; plants floating because of “unwettable” leaf surfaces
  2 Leaves orbicular, cordate or truncate at the base, petiolate, dark green; plants floating because of petioles inflated as bladders, or inflated cells centrally located on each leaf.
    3 Petiole terete, not air-filled; plants floating because of inflated cells centrally located on each leaf (most easily seen on the lower surface)
    3 Petiole conspicuously expanded into an air-filled bladder; plants floating because of petioles inflated as bladders
1 Individual leaves or “fronds” < 2 cm wide, or leaves absent.
      4 Submersed portions of the plant with small (< 4 mm in diameter) bladder-traps
      4 Submersed portions of plant lacking small bladder traps.
        5 Plants dichotomously forked, upper surface of leaves velvety or variously hairy
        5 Plants unbranched, or if branched, irregularly so; upper surface of leaves glabrous, waxy.
          6 Plant thalloid; flowers embedded in the thallus in reproductive pouches
          6 Plant with well-differentiated stems and leaves, the leaves obviously and alternately spaced along a well-developed stem; flowers axillary
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