Genus:
Pontederia L.

Pontederia vaginalis Burm.f.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

California, Fiji, Hawaii

Pontederia vaginalis Burm.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095], India K001104728 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095], India K001104730 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5095], Myanmar K001104732 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5095], Nepal K001104731 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095] K001104727 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095] K001104726 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095] K001104725 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5095], India K001104729 Yes
Feb 10, 2016 Amin [SAN 116301], Sabah Monochoria vaginalis K001045607 No

First published in Fl. Indica: 80 (1768)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Monochoria vaginalis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.

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