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*Salvinia Séguier. Water Spangles.

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A genus of about 12 species, mostly tropical.

ID notes:Salvinia is a floating aquatic, with leaves borne in whorls of three, two of which are the conspicuous floating leaves, to 5 cm long, and round or elliptical; the third leaf is dissected and pendant into the water.

Ref: Jacono (1999); Lellinger (1985); Nauman (1993j) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); PPG I (2016); Schneller In Kramer & Green (1990). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Salvinia minima | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Salvinia minima | Original Image ⭷

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