Starfruit (Damasonium polyspermum)

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Starfruit fact file

Starfruit description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderAlismatales
FamilyAlismataceae
GenusDamasonium (1)

Information on the starfruit (Damasonium polyspermum) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Water star.
French
Damasonie Étoilée, Etoile d’Eau, Flûteau Étoilé.
Spanish
Damasoni.
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Starfruit status

The starfruit is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Image credit

Starfruit with flowers and fruit  
Starfruit with flowers and fruit

© Avinoam Danin

Avinoam Danin
Professor Emeritus of Botany
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel 91904
http://www.shroudplantbook.com/
Tel: 972-2-6584319
Fax: 972-2-6585711
avinoam.danin@gmail.com
http://flora.huji.ac.il/

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