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Taxon: Azolla filiculoides Lam.

 
Genus: Azolla
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 400375
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:343. 1783
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Dict Gard; Talley & Rains 1980)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (w.)]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 Note: natzd.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977-. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina.
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. Lumpkin, T. A. & D. L. Pluknett. 1980. Azolla: botany, physiology, and use of a green manure. Econ. Bot. 34:111-153.
  13. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054.
  14. Talley, S. N. & D. W. Rains. 1980. Azolla filiculoides Lam. as a fallow-season green manure for rice in a temperate climate. Agron. J. 72:11-18.
  15. Tryon, R. M. et al. 1994. Part VI. (22. Marsileaceae - 28. Isoetaceae). Pteridophyta of Peru. Fieldiana, Botany new ser. 34:11.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: natzd.
  17. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). 3:(in press) Note: escaping cult.

Check other web resources for Azolla filiculoides Lam. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?400375. Accessed 8 December 2019.