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This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, India, Sri Lanka.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Marsileaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Wet sandy ground under palms.

[FWTA]

Marsileaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Wet sandy ground.

[FWTA]

Marsileaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Wet sandy ground under palms.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Gambia, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Socotra, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Marsilea coromandelina Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bremekamp [193], South Africa K000435863

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 5: 539 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Bouchart-Dufay, I., Jouy, A. & Rakotondrainibe, F. (2019). Révision du genre Marsilea L. (Marsileaceae): à Madagascar Adansonia, sér. 3, 41: 1-16.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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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