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Taxon: Monochoria vaginalis (Burm. f.) C. Presl ex Kunth

Genus: Monochoria
Family: Pontederiaceae.
Nomen number: 316385
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 4:134. 1843
Name verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
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*, FLª, INª, MAª, NCª, SCª, TXª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • oval-leaf monochoria   (Source: Pl Res SEAs ) – English
  • oval-leaf-pondweed   (Source: Pl Res SEAs ) – English
  • pickerel-weed   (Source: USDA/APHIS ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable   (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:210-212. 1993)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Monochoria vaginalis (Burm. f.) C. Presl ex Kunth:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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?316385 (23 November 2014)

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