Salvinia nymphellula Desv.

First published in Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 177 (1827)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

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
[FWTA]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/185676/140515736

Conservation
LC - least concern
[IUCN]

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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