Taxon: Azolla caroliniana Willd.

 
Genus: Azolla
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 102986
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 5(1):541. 1810
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Aug-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Slocum & Robinson 1996)
  • Weed: (fide Aquatics 26:20-26. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

  • Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - New York, - Ohio
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Zulia
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Colombia; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Cuda, J. P. et al. 2004. Interference of natural regulation of the aquatic weed mosquito fern (Azolla caroliniana) by the red imported fire ant (Aquatics) 26:20-26.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Madeira, P. T. et al. 2013. Identity and origins of introduced and native Azolla species in Florida Aquatic Bot. 111:9-15.
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Slocum, P. D. et al. 1996. Water gardening: water lilies and lotuses. 1996 (Water Gardening) 63.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)

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