Salvinia nymphellula Desv.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Floating on the surface of lagoons, swamps, rivers and ponds; usually near sea level; often occurring in large colonies

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria

Salvinia nymphellula Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hossain, M., Ghana 32448.000 No

First published in Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 177 (1827)

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

  • Herzog in Hedwigia 74: 276, fig. 6–7 (1935).
  • in Ann. Soc. Linn. Par. 6: 177 (1827)

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