Taxon: Salvinia auriculata Aubl.

Genus: Salvinia
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 102981
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 969, t. 367. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Slocum, P. D. et al. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ FWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba ; Hispaniola ; Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; El Salvador ; Guatemala ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile ; Paraguay Central, Paraguari; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia Beni, Santa Cruz; Colombia ; Ecuador ; Peru Loreto, Madre de Dios

  • Naturalized



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