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Azolla filiculoides  Lam.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18007

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Azolla caroliniana Willd.
 
    Azolla microphylla Kaulf.
 
    Azolla arbuscula Desv.
 
    Azolla densa Desv.
 
    Azolla bonariensis Bertol.
 
    Azolla magellanica Willd.
 
  Common Name(s): fern azolla [English]
 
    Pacific azolla [English]
 
    Pacific mosquitofern [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionPolypodiophytina   
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                      SubclassPolypodiidae   
                         OrderSalviniales  – water ferns, heterosporous ferns  
                            FamilyAzollaceae  – mosquito ferns  
                               GenusAzolla Lam. – mosquito ferns, water ferns, mosquitoferns  
                                  SpeciesAzolla filiculoides Lam. – fern azolla, Pacific azolla, Pacific mosquitofern  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Azollaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Evrard, C., and C. Van Hove  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomy of the American Azolla species (Azollaceae): a critical review   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Geography of Plants, vol. 74, no. 2   
  Page(s): 301-318   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1374-7886   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/3668500   
  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Palmer, Daniel D.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hawai`i's Ferns and Fern Allies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: University of Hawai'i Press   
  Page(s): 324   
  Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8248-2522-5   
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  Reference for: Azolla filiculoides   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

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