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Taxon: Salvinia auriculata Aubl.

Genus: Salvinia
Family: Salviniaceae.
Nomen number: 102981
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 969, t. 367. 1775
Name verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-2008
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:
AL*, CAª, INª, MAª, MIª, NCª, OKª, SCª, VTª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • African payal   (Source: Econ FWeed ) – English
  • butterfly fern   (Source: Slocum & Robinson) – English
  • giant salvinia   (Source: USDA/APHIS ) – English
  • öronsimbräken   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Slocum, P. D. et al. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Econ FWeed)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas [s.], Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia - Beni, Santa Cruz; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru - Loreto, Madre de Dios
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.]; Chile; Paraguay - Central, Paraguari; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Salvinia auriculata Aubl.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102981 (25 October 2014)

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