1. Family: Ceratophyllaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Ceratophyllum L.
      1. Ceratophyllum muricatum Cham.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil South, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Libya, Malawi, Manchuria, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest, Mongolia, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Senegal, Solomon Is., South European Russi, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Galápagos, Jamaica

    Ceratophyllum muricatum Cham. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hepper, F.N. [4048], Chad 32710.000
    Sieber [s.n.], Egypt K000230138 isotype
    Perrottet [s.n.], Senegal K000230137 isotype
    Oct 1, 1983 Egypt Ceratophyllum submersum subsp. muricatum K000230139 isotype
    Oct 1, 1983 Spruce, R. [1583], Brazil Ceratophyllum submersum subsp. muricatum K000220415 holotype
    Oct 1, 1983 Spruce, R. [1583], Brazil Ceratophyllum submersum subsp. muricatum K000220416 isotype
    Oct 1, 1983 Spruce, R. [1583], Brazil Ceratophyllum submersum subsp. muricatum K000220413 Unknown type material
    Oct 1, 1983 Spruce, R. [1583], Brazil Ceratophyllum submersum subsp. muricatum K000220414

    First published in Linnaea 4: 504 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0