Bacopa aquatica Aubl.

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 129 (1775)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Trinidad to S. Tropical America. It is a hydrosubshrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil. Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 7, 2013 Gardner [1090] Brazil K000533472 Lectotype Yes
Finlay, K. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K001139051 Yes
Jangoux, J.; Silva, M.F.F. [1197] Brazil K001139044 Yes
Brazil K000533467 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ule, E. [5959] Brazil K001139046 Yes
Schomburgk [225/292] Guyana K001139048 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [604] Brazil K001139053 Yes
Sellow [902] Brazil K001139049 Yes
Gardner [6078] Brazil K001139054 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [605] Brazil K001139042 Yes
Gardner [6078] Brazil K001139047 Yes
Blanchet [2752] Brazil K000533469 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [605] Brazil K001139050 Yes
Glaziou [11410] Brazil K001139041 Yes
Poiteau, P.A. [s.n.] Guyana K001139043 Yes
Martin [s.n.] French Guiana K001139052 Yes
Leprieur [s.n.] French Guiana K000533468 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M.; Mayo, S.J.; Storr, R.M.; Santos, T.S.; Pinheiro, R.S. [18000] Brazil K001139045 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Blanchet, J.S. [2752] Brazil Bacopa stellarioides K001048488 Yes
Harley, R.M. [21418] Brazil Bacopa stellarioides K001048489 Yes
Blanchet [2752] Brazil Bacopa stellarioides K001048487 Yes
Salzmann [s.n.] Brazil Bacopa stellarioides K001048486 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0