Marsilea macrocarpa C.Presl

First published in Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 3: 580 (1845)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to S. Africa, Madagascar. It is a perennial or helophyte and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bouchart-Dufay, I., Jouy, A. & Rakotondrainibe, F. (2019). Révision du genre Marsilea L. (Marsileaceae): à Madagascar. Adansonia, sér. 3, 41: 1-16.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 16, 2002 Fischer [677], Tanzania K000435866 isotype Yes
Welwitsch [171], Angola K000435864 Yes
Welwitsch [171], Angola K000435865 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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