1. Family: Cabombaceae Rich. ex A.Rich.
    1. Brasenia Schreb.

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

    [FZ]

    Cabombaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Leaves floating and peltate, submerged dissected leaves lacking.
    Stamens
    Stamens 12–18.
    Carpels
    Carpels 6–18.
    [FTEA]

    Cabombaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Leaves
    Floating leaves peltate; submerged leaves absent
    Perianth
    Sepals and petals persistent in fruit
    Stamens
    Stamens 12–18
    Carpels
    Carpels 6–18
    Seeds
    Testa with cells of outer layer very characteristically elongated radially.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Amur, Angola, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, British Columbia, Burundi, California, Cameroon, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Labrador, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Newfoundland, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Uganda, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Irkutsk

    Brasenia Schreb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Gen. Pl., ed. 8[a], 1: 372 (1789)

    Accepted by

    • 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. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in L., Gen. Pl. ed. 8, 1: 372 (1789).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in L., Gen. Pl., ed. 8: 372 (1789)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East 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 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