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Taxon: Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.

Genus: Wolffia section: Pigmentatae
Family: Araceae subfamily: Lemnoideae. Also placed in: Lemnaceae
Nomen number: 416573
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 3, 12:170. 1849
Name verified on: 12-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jun-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Federal District, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Thomas
    Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala
    Northern South America: Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Mato Grosso, Para, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia - Santa Cruz; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Salta, Santa Fe; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

References:

  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 2000. Flora of North America. 22:152.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Landolt, E. 1986. Biosystematic investigations in the family of duckweeds (Lemnaceae). 2. The family of Lemnaceae - a monographic study. Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel Zürich 71:357.
  • Lot, A. et al. 1999. Catálogo de angiospermas acuáticas de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 33:41.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
More:

Check other web resources for Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.:


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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