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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa to Namibia, Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Central African Repu, Chad, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania

Marsilea nubica A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1984 Kotschy [126], Sudan K000435871 isotype
Feb 1, 1984 Kotschy [126], Sudan K000435873 isotype
Feb 1, 1984 Kotschy [126], Sudan K000435872 isotype
Feb 1, 1984 Kotschy [126], Sudan K000435870 isotype

First published in Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1863: 432 (1864)

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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. F. Allies 142 (1887)
  • Berhaut Fl. Sen. 17: 23, t. 3, fig. 8 (1954).
  • in Monatsb. Akad. Berl. 1863: 432 (1864)

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