1. Family: Pontederiaceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Pontederia L.
      1. Pontederia crassipes Mart.

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

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 5 - 2600 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, acuática
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Arizona, Aruba, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Borneo, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Congo, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ontario, Palestine, Panamá, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Sardegna, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Australia, South Carolina, South China Sea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Pontederia crassipes Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Nascimento, J. [25], Mato Grosso Eichhornia crassipes K000578622
    Jan 1, 1995 Agra, M.F. [724], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837787
    Jan 1, 1991 Krukoff, B.A. [5906], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837790
    Jan 1, 1991 Prance, G.T. [5248], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837791
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [13687], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837784
    Jan 1, 1970 Lindeman, J.C. [3284], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837789
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [6596], Bolivia Eichhornia crassipes K000837779
    Philcox, D. [3336], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes 34785.000
    Dawe, M.T. [5], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837786
    Souza, V.C. [5163], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837778
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837782
    Mosén, H. [3497], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837781
    Smith, M.D. [25], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837785
    s.coll. [343], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837783
    Burchell [9133], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837780
    Bates, H.M. [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837788

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 1: 9 (1824)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Eichhornia crassipes.]

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