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Taxon: Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitch.

Genus: Salvinia
Family: Salviniaceae.
Nomen number: 102979
Place of publication: Brit. Fern. Gaz. 10:251. 1972
Name verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jan-1998
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
ALª*, ARª*, AZª*°, CAª, COª*, CTª, IDª*, INª, MAª, MIª, MNª, MSª, NCª, NEª, NVª, OKª, SCª, TNª*, VTª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized weed in tropics & subtropics

      Other:
  • probable origin South America

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Andrew, S. B. 1990. Ferns of Queensland.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Fernandes, A. & E. J. S. M. Mendes. 1969–. Flora de Mocambique.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. [mentions].
  • Moran, R. C. & A. R. Smith. 1999. Salvinia adnata Desv. versus S. molesta D. S. Mitch. Amer. Fern J. 89:268–269. [show S. adnata to be a name of uncertain application].
  • Soerjani, M. et al., eds. 1987. Weeds of rice in Indonesia. 512.
  • Sota, E. de la. 1995. Nuevos sinónimos en Salvinia Ség. (Salviniaceae-Pteridophyta). Darwiniana 33:309–313. [proposed replacing S. molesta with S. adnata].
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Tryon, R. M. & A. F. Tryon. 1982. Ferns and allied plants with special reference to tropical America. 773.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource).
  • United States Geological Service. Nonindigenous aquatic fern information (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Westbrooks, R. G. & R. E. Eplee. 1996. Regulatory exclusion of harmful non-indigenous plants from the United States by USDA APHIS PPQ. Castanea 61:310.
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