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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahel, Tanxania to N. Namibia.

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
In recently flooded areas when the water has subsided.

Native to:

Botswana, Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Marsilea distorta A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1863: 433 (1864)

Accepted by

  • 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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. F. Allies 147 (1887).
  • in Monatsb. Akad. Berl. 1863: 433 (1864)
  • in Monatsb. Akad. Berl. 1870: 750 (1871)

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
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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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