Wolffia brasiliensis

Family:Araceae
Species:Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.
Common Name:Brazilian watermeal
Habitat:Quiet water of ponds, lakes, and marshes. Often growing in mixed populations with other Wolffia species.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:This plant is much more common than the maps indicate. Few people seem to collect Wolffia specimens. At a minimum, this should be expected from all counties within the Hudson Valley and probably throughout much of state (except possibly the Adirondacks and North Country).
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S4 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

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Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Arecidae
Order Arales
FamilyAraceae
Genus Wolffia
Species Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd. - Brazilian watermeal

Citation

Citation Wolffia brasiliensis Weddell, Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., ser. 3. 12: 170. 1849.
Basionym: **
Type: BRAZIL: Mato Grosso: Without data, Weddell s.n. (lectotype: STU; isolectotypes: K, L, MO). Lectotypified by Landolt, Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel Zürich 71: 452. 1986.

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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Orange2004 BKL
BKL00040640
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2000 BKL
BKL00013526
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2005 BKL
BKL00051756
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2001 BKL
BKL00019995
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2003 BKL
BKL00025139
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1993 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  4/20/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Putnam2000 BKL
BKL00013527
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam2001 BKL
BKL00020001
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  4/20/2009 - Connie Tedesco
St. Lawrence2004 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  4/20/2009 - Connie Tedesco
St. Lawrence2004 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  4/20/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Suffolk2004 BKL
BKL00040635
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2001 BKL
BKL00020003
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2007 BKL
BKL00086287
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Wolffia brasiliensis
  4/20/2009 - Connie Tedesco

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Bruniera punctata Bruniera punctata (Griseb.) Nieuwl.   
Wolffia papulifera Wolffia papulifera C. H. Thompson, Annual Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 9: 40. 1898.    
Wolffia punctata Wolffia punctata Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W. Ind. 512. 1864.