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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to S. Africa, Madagascar.
Marsilea macrocarpa

Native to:

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

Marsilea macrocarpa C.Presl appears in other Kew resources:

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

First published in Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 3: 580 (1845)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Science Photographs
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