Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
pondweed Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), uBio Trusted
pondweeds FloraOfZimbabwe, NCBI Taxonomy Trusted


Name Sources Status
Fonteinkruid Rob de Ruiter Trusted


Name Sources Status
Vidat Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Potamot flottant Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted

Norwegian Bokmål

Name Sources Status
tjernaksslekta World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian Nynorsk

Name Sources Status
tjørnaksslekta World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
natar World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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