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Last updated 5/5/2020 by David Giblin.
Azolla microphylla Kaulf.[HC2]
mosquito fern

Publication: Enum. Filic. 273. 1824.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: KZ99 gives authorities as Schlecht. & Cham. ex K. Presl, here we follow H&C and FNA Vol. 2.

FNA2: "Azolla mexicana is generally less cold tolerant and has a narrower environmental range than A . caroliniana . Both species are closely related and are similar vegetatively in culture. In the western United States, A . mexicana is often fertile."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Azolla mexicana Schltdl. & Cham. ex Kunze[FNA2, HC]