Jump to: Common NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Azolla caroliniana Willd.

 
Genus: Azolla
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 102986
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 5(1):541. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Aug-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Slocum & Robinson 1996)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Zulia]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

    Uncertain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]


References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  2. Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. (F Chiapas)
  3. Cuda, J. P. et al. 2004. Interference of natural regulation of the aquatic weed mosquito fern (Azolla caroliniana) by the red imported fire ant (Aquatics) 26:20-26.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Madeira, P. T. et al. 2013. Identity and origins of introduced and native Azolla species in Florida Aquatic Bot. 111:9-15.
  10. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  12. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  13. Slocum, P. D. et al. 1996. Water gardening: water lilies and lotuses. 1996 (Water Gardening) 63.
  14. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  15. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Azolla caroliniana Willd. :


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=102986. Accessed 14 August 2018.