Wolffia brasiliensis

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Wolffia brasiliensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Lemnoideae
Genus: Wolffia
Species: Wolffia brasiliensis

Name[edit]

Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd., 1849.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Grantia brasiliensis (Wedd.) MacMill., Metasp. Minnesota Valley: 134 (1892).
  • Heterotypic
    • Wolffia punctata Griseb., Fl. Brit. W. I.: 512 (1864).
    • Wolffia papulifera C.H.Thomps., Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 1898: 40 (1898).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: America
      • Alabama; Argentina Northeast; Argentina Northwest; Arkansas; Bolivia; Brazil North; Brazil South; Brazil Southeast; Brazil West-Central; California; Chile Central; Colombia; Connecticut; Cuba; Delaware; District of Columbia; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; Florida; Georgia; Guatemala; Haiti; Illinois; Indiana; Jamaica; Kansas; Kentucky; Leeward Is.; Louisiana; Maryland; Masachusettes; Mexico Central; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Ontario; Paraguay; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; South Carolina; Suriname; Tennessee; Texas; Uruguay; Utah; Venezuela; Virginia; West Virginia; Windward Is.; Wisconsin

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Brazilian watermeal
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