Author: Jan Scholten
English: Tape-grasses; Waterweed; Frog's bit.
Botany: fresh, marine aquatics; primarily tropical; annual or perennial; creeping monopodial rhizome.
Genera: Apalanthe, Appertiella, Blyxa, Egeria, Elodea, Enhalus, Halophila, Hydrilla. Hydrocharis, Lagarosiphon, Limnobium, Maidenia, Najas, Nechamandra, Ottelia, Stratiotes, Thalassia, Vallisneria.
Hydrocharitaceae are placed in Subphase 5 in the Plant theory.
They feel like an outsider, they are too shy to make contact with others.
They feel as if they are an outsider because they are disgusting to others. They feel naïve and unattractive. They think they will be neglected, or rejected at the first instance of making contact with people, especially people of the other sex.