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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.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

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, Comoros, 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, Gulf States, 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, Marquesas, 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, Oman, Ontario, Palestine, Panamá, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, 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., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Pontederia crassipes Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 24, 2015 Mosén, H. [3497], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837781
Nov 24, 2015 Smith, M.D. [25], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837785
Nov 24, 2015 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837782
Nov 24, 2015 Bates, H.M. [s.n.], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837788
Nov 24, 2015 Dawe, M.T. [5], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837786
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
Burchell [9133], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837780
s.coll. [343], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837783
Souza, V.C. [5163], Brazil Eichhornia crassipes K000837778

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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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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