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Salviniaceae Martinov. Floating Fern Family.

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A family of 2 genera and about 21 species, all floating aquatics. Azolla is sometimes separated as a separate family, Azollaceae, a reasonable alternate approach.

ID notes:Salviniaceae includes two genera of small, floating aquatics.

Ref: Lumpkin (1993) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Nagalingum, Nowak, & Pryer (2008); Nauman (1993j) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Schneller In Kramer & Green (1990). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Azolla | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Salvinia | Original Image ⭷

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