Salvinia molesta

Family:SALVINIACEAE
Species:Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell
Common Name:Kariba Weed; Aquarium Water Moss; Giant Salvinia
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:SAMO5
Plant Notes:A member of the Federal Noxious Weed List (24 May 2006).
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilySALVINIACEAE - Floating Fern family
Genus Salvinia
Species Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell - Kariba Weed; Aquarium Water Moss; Giant Salvinia

Citation

Citation SALVINIA MOLESTA D. S. Mitchell, Brit. Fern Gaz. 10: 251. 1972.
Basionym: **
Type: ZIMBABWE: Lake Kariba, Ruziruhuru River Inlet, s.d., Mitchell 1330 (holotype: SRGH; isotypes: B, BM, BO, BOL, BR, CAL, CHR, EA, GE, GH, K, LISB, LP, M, MO, NSW, P, PDA, PRE, RB, US, WAG, Z).

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Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Lee, Russell, Shelby, Sumter

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1999 - 1999

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00056553 Russell 16 Aug 1999 David M. Hutto
s.n.
UNA
Salvinia molesta Mitchell
UWAL0038578 Sumter 10 Sep 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10446
UWAL
Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell
UNA00056551 Lee 17 Mar 1999 W. D. Bryant
s.n.
UNA
Salvinia molesta Mitchell
UNA00066024 Lee 19 Mar 1999 W. D. Bryant
s.n.
UNA
Salvinia molesta Mitchell
UNA00056552 Russell 16 Aug 1999 David M. Hutto
s.n.
UNA
Salvinia molesta Mitchell
65804 Shelby 1 SEP 2006 LOEWENSTEIN, NANCY
SN
AUA
SALVINIA MOLESTA MITCHELL
UNA00056548 Lee 20 Jul 1999 Joe Zolczynski
s.n.
UNA
Salvinia molesta Mitchell
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