Isoetes melanospora

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Isoetes melanospora


Taxonavigation: Isoetales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Lycopodiophyta
Classis: Isoetopsida
Ordo: Isoetales

Familia: Isoetaceae
Genus: Isoetes
Species: Isoetes melanospora


Isoetes melanospora Engelm., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 395. 1877.

  • Type: Georgia, shallow ponds on the summit of Stone Mt., May 1869, W.M.Canby (MO, GH, US, PH, F, NY)


  • Homotypic
    • Calamaria melanospora (Engelm.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 828. 1891.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Georgia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Blackspored Quillwort, Blackspored Merlin's Grass