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

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Leaves floating and peltate, submerged dissected leaves lacking.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 12–18.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 6–18.

[FTEA]

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

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

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, Massachusetts, 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)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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