Hydrocharis – Chi Hydrocharis

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    Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
    Scientific classification
    Kingdom: Plantae
    (unranked): Angiosperms
    (unranked): Monocots
    Order: Alismatales
    Family: Hydrocharitaceae
    Subfamily: Hydrocharitoideae
    Genus: Hydrocharis
    Type species
    Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

    Hydrocharis is a genus of aquatic plants in the family Hydrocharitaceae described as a genus by Carl Linnaeus in 1753.[1][2] It is widespread across much of Europe and Asia, plus a few scattered locations in Africa.[3][4][5] It is also reportedly naturalized in parts of North America.[6][7][8]

    The best known species is Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, commonly called common or European frogbit, and occasionally water-poppy. The name “American frogbit” refers to another aquatic plant, Limnobium spongia.

    Three species are recognised:

    • Hydrocharis chevalieri (De Wild.) Dandy – Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Hydrocharis dubia (Blume) Backer – Primorsky Krai, China, Japan, Korea, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia, New Guinea
    • Hydrocharis morsus-ranae L. – Europe, Siberia, North Africa, Turkey, Caucasus, Kazakhstan


    1. Jump up^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 1036 in Latin
    2. Jump up^ “Tropicos | Name – !Hydrocharis L.”. www.tropicos.org. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
    3. Jump up^ “World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew”. apps.kew.org. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
    4. Jump up^ “Hydrocharis morsus-ranae [Morso di rana]”. luirig.altervista.org (in Italian). Retrieved 2017-01-31.
    5. Jump up^ “Hydrocharis in Flora of China @ efloras.org”. www.efloras.org. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
    6. Jump up^ “Hydrocharis in Flora of North America @ efloras.org”. www.efloras.org. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
    7. Jump up^ Cook, C. D. K. and R. Lüönd. 1982. A revision of the genus Hydrocharis (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 14: 177–204.
    8. Jump up^ Roberts, M. L., R. L. Stuckey, and R. S. Mitchell. 1981. Hydrocharis morsus-ranae (Hydrocharitaceae) new to the United States. Rhodora 83: 147–148.

    External links

    • Hydrocharis - Chi Hydrocharis 14px Wikispecies logo Data related to Hydrocharis at Wikispecies