Vegetation Science Group

Department of Botany and Zoology | Faculty of Science | Masaryk University

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance VDA
Littorellion uniflorae Koch ex Tüxen 1937

This alliance includes vegetation dominated by Isoëtes echinospora or I. lacustris, which occurs in oligotrophic non-calcareous lakes of boreal-arctic regions of Europe and North America and of humid areas of central and eastern Europe. In the Czech Republic this vegetation occurs in two lakes in the Šumava Mountains.

Orig. (Tüxen 1937): Litorellion Koch 1926 (Littorella uniflora)

Syn.: Littorellion uniflorae Koch 1926 p. p. (§ 2b, nomen nudum), Littorellion Sauer 1937 (§ 33), Isoëtion lacustris Nordhagen 1937 (§ 2b, nomen nudum)

Diagnostic species: Isoëtes echinospora, I. lacustris

Constant species: Isoëtes echinospora, I. lacustris

Source: Čtvrtlíková M. (2011): VDA Littorellion uniflorae Koch ex Tüxen 1937. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 3. Vodní a mokřadní vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 3. Aquatic and wetland vegetation]. Academia, Praha, p. 270.