Taxon: Azolla pinnata R. Br.

 
Genus: Azolla
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 316376
Place of publication: Prodr. 167. 1810
Name Verified on: 01-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-May-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Weed: (fide State Noxweed Seed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zambia
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Gabon; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Sichuan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Northern Territory, - Queensland, - Victoria
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Vietnam

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Johns, R. J. Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa. 1991 (Ferns TE Afr)
  • Khatun, A. et al. 1999. Comparison of the nutritive value for laying hens of diets containing azolla (Azolla pinnata) based on formulation using digestible protein and digestible amino acid versus total protein and total amino acid Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 81:43-56.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Azolla pinnata R. Br. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.