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

Native to:

Alabama, Algeria, Altay, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Florida, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Hungary, Illinois, India, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Manchuria, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Netherlands, New Guinea, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Oklahoma, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Romania, South Carolina, South European Russi, Spain, Sulawesi, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yugoslavia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

California, Michigan, New Jersey, New South Wales, Ontario, Queensland, Québec, Vermont, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Hydrocharis L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1036 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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