Taxon profile


Water Fern
Azolla filiculoides Lam.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Salviniales »  family Salviniaceae »  genus Azolla - mosquitofern

Other names

= Duckweed
= Eastern Mosquito-fern
= Fern Azolla
= Large Mosquito-fern
= Pacific Azolla
= Pacific Mosquitofern
= Red Azolla


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Azolla filiculoides Lam.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Azolla filiculoides Lam.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Azolla_filiculoides_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Azolla filiculoides Lamarck]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Azolla filiculoides]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Azolla filiculoides Lam.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Azolla filiculoides Lam.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Azolla filiculoides Lamarck, 1783]

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