Taxon: Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms

 
Genus: Monochoria
Family: Pontederiaceae
Nomen number: 316384
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 4:523. 1883
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Oct-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:210-212. 1993)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Northern Territory

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource). (FL AquaNoxweed)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  • Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:210-212.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)

Check other web resources for Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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