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|Family: Salviniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Salvinia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitch.
Leaf: floating blade generally 15--25 mm, +- round, length < 1.5 × width, papillae on upper face <= 1 mm, hairs on papillae joined into dark knot at tips.
Ecology: River channels, backwaters, floodplain ponds; Elevation: generally < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, DSon (Colorado River); Distribution Outside California: +- worldwide in tropics; native to Brazil.
Unabridged Note: Possibly of recent hybrid origin.
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Salvinia minima
Next taxon: Salvinia oblongifolia
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2017. Salvinia molesta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=43117, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.