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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & SE. Brazil to Argentina (Corrientes).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, California, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Connecticut, Corse, Cuba, Denmark, Fiji, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hawaii, Hungary, India, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kansas, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Louisiana, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maryland, Mauritania, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Portugal, Queensland, Senegal, South Australia, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Salvinia molesta D.Mitch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Kaul, R.B. [1811], Singapore K000557774
Jan 1, 2000 Ambriansyah. A. A. [2244], Indonesia K000557781
Jan 1, 1992 Anonymous [s.n.], Singapore K000557777
Jan 1, 1992 Sinclair, J. [10838], Singapore K000557778
Jan 1, 1992 Wilmott, B. [850], Papua New Guinea K000557789
Jan 1, 1992 Piggott, A.G. [3169], Malaysia K000557775
Jan 1, 1992 Gagne, B. [843], Papua New Guinea K000557788
Jan 1, 1992 Piggott, A.G. [3168], Malaysia K000557776
Jan 1, 1992 Croft, J.R. [538], Papua New Guinea K000557786
Mitchell, D.S. [1330] K000435815 isotype
Reeve, T.M. [3085], Papua New Guinea K000557787

First published in Brit. Fern Gaz. 10: 251 (1972)

Accepted by

  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© 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 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

Kew Science Photographs
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