Taxon: Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle

 
Genus: Hydrilla
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Hydrilloideae
Nomen number: 316414
Place of publication: Ill. bot. Himal. Mts. 1(10):376. 1839
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-Dec-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Dec-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant fide Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA; Atlas WWeed; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • South America


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  4. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource). (FL AquaNoxweed)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  7. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  11. Haynes, R. R. & L. B. Holm-Nielsen 1985. A generic treatment of Alismatidae in the Neotropics with special reference to Brazil Acta Amazon. suppl. 15:170.
  12. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  15. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  16. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  17. Langeland, K. A. 1996. Hydrilla verticillata (L.F.) Royle (Hydrocharitaceae) The perfect aquatic weed (Castanea) 61:293-304.
  18. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  22. USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  23. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?316414. Accessed 26 April 2018.