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|Family: Marsileaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leaf: blades floating and emergent; stipe of floating leaves weak. Sporangium Case: fused to stalk 0.8--1.7 mm, +- flat-ovoid; hairs long, dense, deciduous or not; distal tooth present or 0, tip of stalk often appearing tooth-like.
Species In Genus: +- 60 species. Etymology: (L.F. Marsigli, Italian botanist, 1656--1730) Note: Marsilea mutica Mett. (native to Australia, New Caledonia), Marsilea drummondii A. Braun (native to Australia) cultivated in United States in aquatic gardens, occasional escape in urban areas, may persist in California; weed of concern in southeastern US [Knepper et al. 2002 Amer Fern J 92:243--244].
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to MarsileaPrevious taxon: Marsileaceae
Next taxon: Marsilea oligospora
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Marsilea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=8887, accessed on August 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 25, 2016.