Helanthium tenellum (Mart. ex Schult.f.) J.G.Sm.

First published in N.L.Britton, Man. Fl. N. States, ed. 2: 54 (1905)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & E. U.S.A. to Tropical & Subtropical America. It is an annual or helophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome. It is has environmental uses.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Suriname

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, South Carolina, Texas, Venezuela, Virginia

Extinct in:

Delaware

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Lehtonen, S. & Gordon, E. (2010). Actualización del conocimiento de los géneros Echinodorus y Helanthium (Alismataceae) en Venezuela. Acta Botánica Venezuelica 33: 249-272.
  • Lehtonen, S. & Myllys, L. (2008). Cladistic analysis of Echinodorus (Alismataceae): simultaneous analysis of molecular and morphological data. Cladistics 24: 218-239.
  • Weakley, A.S. & al. (2022). Studies in the vascular flora of the southeastern United States. VIII. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 16: 377-418.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil. Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2000). Flora of North America North of Mexico 22: 1-352. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Sorrie, B.A. & LeBlond, R.J. (2008). Noteworthy collections from the southeastern United States. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 1353-1361.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Curtiss, A.H. [2739] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193033 Yes
Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193032 Yes
Engelmann [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193030 Yes
Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193028 Yes
Lakela, O. [23649] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193034 Yes
Curtiss, A.H. [6658] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193026 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193031 Yes
Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193027 Yes
Engelmann [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193029 Yes
Tucker, J.M. [1236] El Salvador Echinodorus tenellus var. parvulus K003193050 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus K000098918 Type Yes
Holliday, L.G. [R/2] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K003193201 Yes
Engelmann, G. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus K003193023 Yes
Harley, R.M.; Giulietti, A.M.; Watanabe, M.; Pereira, J. [58344] Brazil Echinodorus tenellus K001577348 No
Cook, C.D.K. [65] Guyana Echinodorus tenellus K003193173 Yes
Graham, V. [389] Guyana Echinodorus tenellus K003193175 Yes
Rusby, H.H. [1540A] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K003193203 Yes
Wurdack, J.J.; Monachino, J.V. [39956] Venezuela Echinodorus tenellus K003193199 Yes
Engelmann [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus K003193025 Yes
Sprague, T.A. [62] Colombia Echinodorus tenellus K003193200 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K003193202 Yes
Schomburgk [[16355]] Guyana Echinodorus tenellus K003193172 Yes
Hassler, E. [12654] Paraguay Echinodorus tenellus K003193170 Yes
Rusby, H.H. [555] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K003193174 Yes
White, G.E. [1540] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K000061663 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Echinodorus tenellus K003193024 Yes
s.coll. [4491] Guyana Echinodorus tenellus K003193171 Yes
Huber, O. [3121] Venezuela Echinodorus tenellus K003193169 Yes
Wood, J.R.I.; Soto, D.; Villarroel, D. [24751] Bolivia Echinodorus tenellus K003193204 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [10031] Bolivia Echinodorus subulatus K003193208 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • ColPlantA database
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