Wolffia brasiliensis

Species:Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.
Status:Native, OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Genus Wolffia
Species Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd. - BRAZILIAN WATERMEAL


Citation WOLFFIA BRASILIENSIS Weddell, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 3. 12: 170. 1849.
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Type: BRAZIL: Mato Grosso: Without data, Weddell s.n. (lectotype: STU; isolectotypes: K, L, MO). Lectotypified by Landolt, Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel Zürich 71: 452. 1986.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Escambia UWFP  
Hillsborough USF  
Jackson FLAS  
Leon USF  
Levy USF  
Liberty FLAS  
Sumter FSU  
Wakulla FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bruniera punctata Bruniera punctata (Grisebach) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 2: 306. 1912.BASIONYM: Wolffia punctata Grisebach 1864. 
Grantia brasiliensis Grantia brasiliensis (Weddell) MacMillan, Metasp. Minnesota Valley 135. 1892.BASIONYM: Wolffia brasiliensis Weddell 1849. 
Wolffia papulifera Wolffia papulifera C. H. Thompson, Annual Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 9: 40. 1898. TYPE: MISSOURI: Boone Co.: Columbia, 5 Jun 1897, Thompson 250 (holotype: ?; isotype: NY).
Wolffia punctata Wolffia punctata Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W. Ind. 512. 1864. TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data, Wullschlägel s.n. (holotype: GOET?; isotype: STU).