Family:
Araceae Juss.
Genus:
Lemna L.

Lemna valdiviana Phil.

This species is accepted, and its native range is America. It is used for food.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2700 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 0–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Atlántico, Bolívar, Cesar, Córdoba, Cundinamarca.
Habit
Herb, Aquatic.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, artificial - terrestrial.

[CATE]

CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

Distribution

Rather humid regions of America with oceanic climate (no low winter temperatures).

General Description

Fronds 1-5 mm long, 0.6-3.0 mm wide, 1 1/3-3 times as long as wide, occasionally somewhat pointed, 4-20 coher together, often submerged; air spaces in only 1 layer, rarely extended further to the tip than 2/3 of the distance from the node to the tip (flowering fronds with more extended aerenchymatic tissue); nerve mostly pronounced, longer than the extension of the air spaces or at least running through 3/4 of the distance between the node and the tip; forming mostly a distinct angle with the tract of elongated cells at the base (frond at the base distinctly asymmetric) . Flowers and fruits. Plants occasionally flowering and fruiting. style about 0.2 mm long; fruit 1.0-1.35 mm long, 0.7-0.9 mm wide; seed 0.6- 0.8 mm long, 0.4-0.6 mm thick, with 15-29 ribs.

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Chile Central, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Haiti, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is., Wyoming

Extinct in:

Indiana

Introduced into:

Colorado, Maryland, Montana, Portugal, Spain, Vermont

Lemna valdiviana Phil. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1979 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Para K000632689
Chile K000632691
Hahn, L. [s.n.], Mexico K000632690
Hahn, L. [s.n.], Mexico K000632692
Hahn, L. [s.n.], Mexico K000632693

First published in Linnaea 33: 239 (1864)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hellquist, C.E., Hellquist, C.B. & Whipple, J.J. (2014). New records for rare and under-collected aquatic vascular plants of Yellowstone National Park Madroño 61: 159-176.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and ajacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup

  • CATE Araceae

    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000632693

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0