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Taxon: Helanthium tenellum (Mart. ex Schult. f.) Britton

Genus: Helanthium
Family: Alismataceae.
Nomen number: 460430
Place of publication: Man. fl. n. states, ed. 2:54. 1905 "Helianthium"
Name verified on: 20-Jan-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES OF CONSERVATION CONCERN BECAUSE RARE OR ENDANGERED

Species on the following lists:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (aquarium plant fide Dict Gard, as Echinodorus tenellus; F Neotrop 64:11. 1994, as Echinodorus tenellus)
More:

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 - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Kansas
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Nicaragua
    Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador
    Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Helanthium tenellum (Mart. ex Schult. f.) Britton:


Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • 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?460430 (29 July 2014)

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