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

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hainan, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, India, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Socotra, South Australia, South Dakota, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, Washington, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Trinidad-Tobago, Vermont

Marsilea L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1099 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A., Joshi, B., Sribastava, A., Shankar, R. & Shukla, B.K. (2019). Classification of extant Pteridophytes: a new approach Indian Fern Journal 36: 311-341.
  • 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.

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/
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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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Plants and People Africa
Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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