Taxon: Landoltia punctata (G. Mey.) Les & D. J. Crawford

 
Genus: Landoltia
Family: Araceae
  Subfamily: Lemnoideae
Nomen number: 429295
Place of publication: Novon 9:532. 1999
Name Verified on: 13-Dec-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide E. Landolt, pers. comm.)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust, as Spirodela punctata)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Henan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

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

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Tasmania, - Victoria, - Western Australia
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Parana, - Rio de Janeiro, - Sao Paulo
    • Caribbean: Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel
  • Asia-Tropical

    • North Indian Ocean: Maldives
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Pennsylvania
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, - Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - District of Columbia, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica
    • Southern South America: Chile - Magallanes

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:55.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  • Landolt, E. 2000. Contribution on the Lemnaceae of Ecuador Fragm. Florist. Geobot. 45:231-237.
  • Landolt, E. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Les, D. H. & D. J. Crawford 1999. Landoltia (Lemnaceae), a new genus of duckweeds (Novon) 9:530-533.
  • Les, D. H. et al. 2002. Phylogeny and systematics of Lemnaceae, the duckweed family Syst. Bot. 27:221-240.
  • Rial, B. A. & J. V. Pott 1999. Landoltia punctata (G. Mey.) Les et D. J. Crawford (Lemnaceae) en Venezuela Mem. Soc. Ci. Nat. La Salle 59:25-28.

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