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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

[FWTA]

Marsileaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
On dried mud of seasonal ponds and rice swamps.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, East Himalaya, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Brazil Northeast, Florida, Georgia, Trinidad-Tobago

Marsilea minuta L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1939 s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132603
Hooker, J.D. [421] K001092643
Bidgood, S. [5958], Tanzania K000468468
Keenan, R.L. [310], Bangladesh K001092644
McLelland, J. [s.n.], Myanmar K001092642
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7098], India Marsilea erosa K001126726
Feb 1, 1984 Handel-Mazzetti, H.F.v. [914], Sichuan Marsilea sinensis K001092577 isotype
Meikle, R.D. [1221], Nigeria Marsilea diffusa 5608.000
Kolhatkar, G.G., India Marsilea poonensis 5607.000 isotype
Jan 1, 1908 Versteeg, G.M [1950], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557770
Womersley, J.S. [NGF17708], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557768
Clemens, M.S. [11260], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570750
Clemens, M.S. [11270], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570751
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570680
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570753
Sinclair, J. [39048], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570669
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [619], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557769
Piggott, A.G. [2229], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570672
Piggott, A.G. [2229], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570673
Loher, A. [1148], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570755
Williams, R.S. [300], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570758
Elmer, A.D.E. [162.42], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570759
Merrill, E.D. [s.n.], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570756
Merrill, E.D. [3661], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570760
Gibbs, L.S. [4351], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570752
Pullen, R. [7031], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557767
Haenke, T. [s.n.], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570761 Unknown type material
Copeland, E.B. [101], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570757
Zollinger, H. [2591.2], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570678
Lowe [s.n.], Borneo Marsilea crenata K000570754 holotype
Turnau, E.A. [2736], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570670
Spare, G.H. [36715], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570674
Molesworth Allen, B. [4714], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000557503
Savinierre, E. de la [706], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570676
Savinierre, E. de la [706], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570677
Gwynne-Vaughan, D.T. [333], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570668
Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [3370], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570681
Rant, A. [s.n.], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570679
Jaman, R [PL99], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570675
Kisian Rajab, M. [1322], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570671
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7096], India Marsilea aegyptiaca K001126720
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7096] Marsilea aegyptiaca K001126721

First published in Mant. Pl.: 308 (1771)

Accepted by

  • Bouchart-Dufay, I., Jouy, A. & Rakotondrainibe, F. (2019). Révision du genre Marsilea L. (Marsileaceae): à Madagascar Adansonia, sér. 3, 41: 1-16.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Sapir, Y., Shmida, A. & Fragman, O. (2003). Constructing Red Numbers for setting conservation priorities of endangered plant species: Israeli flora as a test case Journal for Nature Conservation 11: 1-17.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

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