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Taxon: Salvinia biloba Raddi

Genus: Salvinia
Family: Salviniaceae
Nomen number: 316406
Place of publication: Pl. Bras. Nov. Gen. 1:4, t. 1. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • giant salvinia  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


  1. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  2. Mitchell, D. S & P. A. Thomas. 1972. Ecology of waterweeds in the Neotropics. UNESCO Techn. Pap. Hydrol. 12:17.
  3. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Salvinia biloba Raddi :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316406. Accessed 12 July 2020.