Taxon: Monochoria vaginalis (Burm. f.) C. Presl ex Kunth

 
Genus: Monochoria
Family: Pontederiaceae
Nomen number: 316385
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 4:134. 1843
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
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 Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

References:

  • Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource). (FL AquaNoxweed)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • 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)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:210-212.
  • Soerjani, M. et al., eds. 1987. Weeds of rice in Indonesia. 1987 (Weeds Rice Indonesia) 488.

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Monochoria vaginalis (Burm. f.) C. Presl ex Kunth :

  • 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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