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Taxon: Hydrocotyle umbellata L.

 
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Hydrocotyloideae
Nomen number: 102108
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:234. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • water pennywort  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • acaricaba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • acariçoba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capitão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-capitão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • para-sol  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia (s.w.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.), Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Jersey, New York (s.), Ohio (n.e.), Pennsylvania (s.e.?), Rhode Island]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (s.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3906), Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Apiaceae&GenusID=Hydrocotyle&SpeciesID=umbellata), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile (n.?)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. in Old World)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  5. Crow, G. E. & C. B. Hellquist Aquatic and wetland plants of northeastern North America, 2 vol. 2000 (Aquat NE NAmer)
  6. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  12. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  13. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  16. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  17. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  18. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  19. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  20. Mathias, M. E. & L. Constance 1944. Umbelliferae (N Amer fl) 28B:53.
  21. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  22. Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  25. Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  26. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. (F Valle Mex)
  27. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  28. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  29. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  30. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  31. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  32. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  33. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource). (Atlas SCarol)
  34. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  35. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  36. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Hydrocotyle umbellata L. :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102108. Accessed 15 October 2018.