Taxon: Marsilea crenata C. Presl

Genus: Marsilea
Family: Marsileaceae
Nomen number: 403776
Place of publication: Reliq. haenk. 1:84, t. 12, fig. 13. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • nardoo  (Source: F Aust) - Australia (Aboriginal)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Malaysia ; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia Northern Territory, Queensland


  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)

Check other web resources for Marsilea crenata C. Presl :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.