#12 They called me Najas marina, also known as Najas marina var. ohwii, Najas marina var. riedelii, and Najas marina subsp. ehrenbergii. I pay homage to the male botanists Ohw (I couldn’t find his records), Riedel (I couldn’t find his records), and Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg. They first catalogued me in 1753.
Native to Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central American Pac, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Finland, Florida, France, Galápagos, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maluku, Manchuria, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Nevada, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Norway, Ohio, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, and Zimbabwe.