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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • 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, United States [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. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  2. Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981-. Flora of 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. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Madeira, P. T. et al. 2013. Identity and origins of introduced and native Azolla species in Florida. Aquatic Bot. 111:9-15. Note: this study showed that the native Floridan population is a hybrid probably involving a South American Azolla
  10. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. Note: = Azolla filiculoides Lam.
  11. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  12. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  13. Slocum, P. D. et al. 1996. Water gardening: water lilies and lotuses 63. Note: Timber Press, Portland, Oregon
  14. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  15. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Azolla caroliniana Willd. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102986. Accessed 5 July 2020.