Taxon: Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitch.

Genus: Salvinia
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 102979
Place of publication: Brit. Fern. Gaz. 10:251. 1972
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed; Castanea 61:310. 1996; Invasive Pl Spec; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:




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  • Andrew, S. B. Ferns of Queensland. 1990 (Ferns Queens)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  • Fernandes, A. & E. J. S. M. Mendes Flora de Mocambique. (F Mocamb)
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  • Moran, R. C. & A. R. Smith 1999. Salvinia adnata Desv. versus S. molesta D. S. Mitch. Amer. Fern J. 89:268-269.
  • Soerjani, M. et al., eds. 1987. Weeds of rice in Indonesia. (Weeds Rice Indonesia) 512.
  • Sota, E. de la 1995. Nuevos sinónimos en Salvinia Ség. (Salviniaceae-Pteridophyta) (Darwiniana) 33:309-313.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Tryon, R. M. & A. F. Tryon Ferns and allied plants with special reference to tropical America. 1982 (Ferns TAmer) 773.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • United States Geological Service Nonindigenous aquatic fern information (on-line resource). (FernWeed)
  • USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Westbrooks, R. G. & R. E. Eplee 1996. Regulatory exclusion of harmful non-indigenous plants from the United States by USDA APHIS PPQ (Castanea) 61:310.

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