Hydrocharis spongia

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Hydrocharis spongia


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Hydrocharitaceae
Genus: Hydrocharis
Species: Hydrocharis spongia


Hydrocharis spongia Bosc, 1807


  • Homotypic
    • Limnobium boscii Rich., Mém. Cl. Sci. Math. Inst. Natl. France 12(2): 32 (1811 publ. 1814), nom. superfl.
    • Hydrocharis cordifolia Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 241 (1818), nom. superfl.
    • Limnobium spongia (Bosc) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 45 (1841).
  • Heterotypic
    • Rhizakenia ovata Raf., Autik. Bot.: 188 (1840).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Central & Eastern USA
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
    • Introduced into:
      • Puerto Rico

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Not accepted by:
    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Limnobium spongia.]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: American spongeplant
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