1. Family: Marsileaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Marsilea L.
      1. Marsilea polycarpa Hook. & Grev.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Gambia

    Marsilea polycarpa Hook. & Grev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2000 Parker [s.n.], Guyana K000632703
    May 1, 2000 Parker, C.S. [s.n.], Guyana K000632700 isolectotype
    Feb 1, 1984 Brazil K000632702
    Feb 1, 1984 [Newman] [s.n.] K000632701

    First published in Icon. Filic. 2: t.160 (1830)

    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.

    Not accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST. [Cited as Marsilea quadrifolia.]

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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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