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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.
Triglochin maritima

[FTEA]

Juncaginaceae, D. M. Napper. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Small herbs with naked scapose stems
Morphology Leaves
Leaves graminaceous, flat or semiterete, with a sheathing base slit anteriorly, often ligulate at junction of sheath and blade
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a single compact raceme or spike elongating in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers regular, bisexual; partially aborted flowers not uncommon in most species
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 6, the inner whorl sometimes reduced
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 6, alternate ones sterile; ovules solitary; stigmas 3, plumose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Mericarps 3, becoming free at maturity or axially connate, 1-seeded.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Austria, Bahamas, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Finland, Florida, France, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Libya, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Manchuria, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

New Caledonia

Triglochin Riv. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Christenhusz, M.J.M. [6420], Australia K000696292

First published in Sp. Pl.: 338 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Köcke, A.V., von Mering, S., Mucina, L. & Kadereit, J.W. (2010). Revision of the Mediterranean and Southern African Triglochin bulbosa complex (Juncaginaceae) Edinburgh Journal of Botany 67: 353-398.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • von Mering, S. & Kadereit, J.W. in Seberg, O. & al. (eds.) (2010). Phylogeny, Systematics, and Recircumscription of Juncaginaceae - A Cosmopolitan Wetland Family Diversity, Phylogeny, and Diversity of the Monocotyledons: 55-79. Aarhus University.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 157 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 338 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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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