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Taxon: Marsilea crenata C. Presl

Genus: Marsilea
Family: Marsileaceae
Nomen number: 403776
Place of publication: Reliq. haenk. 1:84, t. 12, fig. 13. 1825
Name verified on: 15-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Oct-2001
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • nardoo   (Source: F Aust ) – Australia (Aboriginal)

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Fujian
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
    Indo-China: Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland


  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource).
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.

Check other web resources for Marsilea crenata C. Presl:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • 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: (25 November 2015)

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