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Taxon: Vallisneria spiralis L.

 
Genus: Vallisneria
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Hydrilloideae
Nomen number: 400355
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1015. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Jun-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Jun-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iraq, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Uzbekistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Russian Federation, [Astrakhan, Kalmykia, Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  6. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:598.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  9. Lowden, R. M. 1982. An approach to the taxonomy of Vallisneria L. (Hydrocharitaceae) Aquatic Bot. 13:285-290.
  10. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  11. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:104.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Vallisneria spiralis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.

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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=400355. Accessed 15 November 2018.