Family Salviniaceae, genus Salvinia;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Salvinia, giving current name, authority, synonyms, published references, geographic distribution and (sometimes) illustrations.
Please note: an asterisk * in the distribution list means that the species is exotic to the country named.

005.00 Class Filicopsida
		Trivial names: Ferns, varens, helechos, fougeres, farnkraut.
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
016.000 Order Marsileales
		Statistics: 3 families, 5 genera, 78-85 spp. [85 species and 1 hybrid listed]
017.0000 Family Salviniaceae Rchb.; Bot. Damen Kunst. Freunde Pflanzenw. 255 (1828)
		Trivial names: Schwimmfarne
		Statistics: 1 genus, 10-12 spp. [12 species listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

017.0001 Salvinia Seguier; Pl. Veron. 3: (1754) Statistics: 10-12 spp.: 3 Old World except SE-Asia/Australia, New World (7) north to USA [12 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Salvinia (Micheli) Guettard; Hist. Acad. R. Sci. 546 (1762) = Salvinia Micheli; Nov. Gen. 107, t. 58, ex Adanson, Fam. d. plant. 2: 15 (1763) Salvinia auriculata Aubl.; Hist. Pl. Guian 2: 969. t. 367 (1775) Trivial names: Rundblättriger Schwimmfarn Salvinia biloba Raddi; Pl. Bras. 1: 1, t. 1, f. 4 (1825) Salvinia cucullata Roxb. ex Bory; Bot. Voy. Bot. 26 (1833) Salvinia cyathiformis Maxon; Journ. Wash. Acad. Sci. 12. 401 (1922) Salvinia hastata Desv.; Prod. 177 (1827) Salvinia minima Baker; J. Bot. 24: 98 (1886) Trivial names: Water Spangles Salvinia molesta Mitch.; Br. Fern Gaz. 10. 251 (1973) Trivial names: Water Spangles, Kariba weed Salvinia natans (L.) All.; Fl. Pedem. 2: 2 (1785) Trivial names: Schwimmfarn Salvinia nymphellula Desv.; Prod. 177 (1827) Salvinia oblongifolia Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 128, t. 75, f. 2, t. 76 (1834) Salvinia radula Baker; J. Bot. 24: 98 (1886) Salvinia sprucei Kuhn in Mart.; Fl. Bras. l(2): 655 (1884)
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For each species, information on its distribution by country and sometimes by province, region or state within a country; conservation status (where applicable), and all synonyms with publishing source (other latin names by which the species has been known) that we could find, and where applicable whether or not the given name has been verified; are available on the CDROM version of this page.

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