1. Family: Marsileaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Marsilea L.
      1. Marsilea distorta A.Braun

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahel, Tanxania to N. Namibia.

    [FWTA]

    Marsileaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

    Ecology
    In recently flooded areas when the water has subsided.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

    Marsilea distorta A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1863: 433 (1864)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Monatsb. Akad. Berl. 1870: 750 (1871)
    • Bak. F. Allies 147 (1887).
    • in Monatsb. Akad. Berl. 1863: 433 (1864)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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