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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.
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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  6. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:598.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  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. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  11. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:104.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

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. 2019. 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 July 2019.