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Najas marina L.

Common names

Brittle naiad, marine naiad, spiny naiad, water-nymph, bushy pondweed

Extract from Wikipedia article

Najas marina is a species of aquatic plant known by the common names spiny water nymph and holly-leaved naiad. It is an extremely widespread species, reported across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, the Americas and many oceanic islands. It can be found in many types of freshwater and brackish aquatic habitat, including bodies of alkaline water.[+]

LinkBrittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) submerged in Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkBrittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) extracted from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkToothed leaves of brittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) extracted from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkToothed leaves of brittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) with serrate edges taken from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
LinkBrittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) with roots taken from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
LinkBrittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) on dark background taken from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
LinkToothed leaves of brittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) on dark background taken from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
LinkSpiny leaves of brittle naiad aquatic plant (Najas marina) from Abu Nakhla wastewater treatment ponds. Doha, Qatar, February 27, 2015
LinkDried aquatic plants of brittle naiad (Najas marina) in caked mud of Abu Nakhla jail ponds (sewage lagoons). Qatar, April 18, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkDried aquatic plants of brittle naiad (Najas marina) on muddy bottom of Abu Nakhla jail ponds (sewage lagoons). Qatar, April 18, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkDying aquatic plant of brittle naiad (Najas marina) in Abu Nakhla jail ponds (sewage lagoons). Qatar, April 18, 2015
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkHabitat of aquatic plant Brittle naiad (Najas marina) in a pond near the entrance of Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkAquatic plant Brittle naiad (Najas marina) taken from a pond near the entrance of Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
LinkClose up of aquatic plant Brittle naiad (Najas marina) taken from a pond near the entrance of Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015

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