1. Family: Marsileaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Marsilea L.
      1. Marsilea minuta L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    On dried mud of seasonal ponds and rice swamps.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, East Himalaya, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Brazil Northeast, Florida, Georgia, Trinidad-Tobago

    Marsilea minuta L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1939 s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132603
    Hooker, J.D. [421] K001092643
    Bidgood, S. [5958], Tanzania K000468468
    Keenan, R.L. [310], Bangladesh K001092644
    McLelland, J. [s.n.], Myanmar K001092642
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 7098], India Marsilea erosa K001126726
    Feb 1, 1984 Handel-Mazzetti, H.F.v. [914], Sichuan Marsilea sinensis K001092577 isotype
    Meikle, R.D. [1221], Nigeria Marsilea diffusa 5608.000
    Kolhatkar, G.G., India Marsilea poonensis 5607.000 isotype
    Jan 1, 1908 Versteeg, G.M [1950], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557770
    Womersley, J.S. [NGF17708], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557768
    Clemens, M.S. [11260], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570750
    Clemens, M.S. [11270], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570751
    Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570680
    Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570753
    Sinclair, J. [39048], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570669
    Cruttwell, N.E.G. [619], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557769
    Piggott, A.G. [2229], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570672
    Piggott, A.G. [2229], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570673
    Loher, A. [1148], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570755
    Williams, R.S. [300], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570758
    Elmer, A.D.E. [162.42], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570759
    Merrill, E.D. [s.n.], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570756
    Merrill, E.D. [3661], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570760
    Gibbs, L.S. [4351], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570752
    Pullen, R. [7031], Papua New Guinea Marsilea crenata K000557767
    Haenke, T. [s.n.], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570761 Unknown type material
    Copeland, E.B. [101], Philippines Marsilea crenata K000570757
    Zollinger, H. [2591.2], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570678
    Lowe [s.n.], Borneo Marsilea crenata K000570754 holotype
    Turnau, E.A. [2736], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570670
    Spare, G.H. [36715], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570674
    Molesworth Allen, B. [4714], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000557503
    Savinierre, E. de la [706], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570676
    Savinierre, E. de la [706], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570677
    Gwynne-Vaughan, D.T. [333], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570668
    Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [3370], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570681
    Rant, A. [s.n.], Indonesia Marsilea crenata K000570679
    Jaman, R [PL99], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570675
    Kisian Rajab, M. [1322], Malaysia Marsilea crenata K000570671
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 7096], India Marsilea aegyptiaca K001126720
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 7096] Marsilea aegyptiaca K001126721

    First published in Mant. Pl.: 308 (1771)

    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.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Sapir, Y., Shmida, A. & Fragman, O. (2003). Constructing Red Numbers for setting conservation priorities of endangered plant species: Israeli flora as a test case Journal for Nature Conservation 11: 1-17.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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