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Taxon: Wolffia cylindracea Hegelm.

 
Genus: Wolffia
Section: Wolffia
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Lemnoideae
Nomen number: 413711
Place of publication: Lemnac. 123. 1868
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-May-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Dec-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Human food: vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  2. Landolt, E. 1994. Taxonomy and ecology of the section Wolffia of the genus Wolffia (Lemnaceae) Ber. Geobot. Inst. E. T. H. Stiftung Rübel 60:148-149.
  3. Landolt, E. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Wolffia cylindracea Hegelm. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=413711. Accessed 23 January 2019.