Taxon: Hydrocotyle javanica Thunb.

 
Genus: Hydrocotyle
Family: Araliaceae
  Subfamily: Hydrocotyloideae
Nomen number: 401706
Place of publication: Hydrocotyle no. 17, t. 2. 1798
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Dec-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide M. F. Watson, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish (fide F Males; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

References:

  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Mukherjee, P. K. & L. Constance Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) of India. 1993 (Umbell India)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Watson, M. F. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Hydrocotyle javanica Thunb. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.