Taxon: Helanthium tenellum (Mart. ex Schult. f.) Britton

Genus: Helanthium
Family: Alismataceae
Nomen number: 460430
Place of publication: Man. fl. n. states, ed. 2:54. 1905 "Helianthium"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Jan-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant fide Dict Gard, as Echinodorus tenellus; F Neotrop 64:11. 1994, as Echinodorus tenellus)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Kansas
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Vermont
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba ; Dominican Republic ; Jamaica
    • Central America: Guatemala ; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Guyana ; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina Corrientes
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador

  • Cultivated


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