Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Pontederiaceae Kunth. Pickerelweed Family.

Key to Pontederiaceae

A family of about 13 genera and 33 species, primarily of the tropics, but with some temperate representatives.

Ref: Cook In Kubitzki (1998b); Haines (2021); Horn (2002a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Pellegrini, Horn, & Almeida (2018); Rosatti (1987a). Show full citations.

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