2011.010 Soleirolia Gaudich.

Description of the genus

Perennial herb without stinging hairs. Stems creeping, rooting at the nodes. Leaves alternate, entire. Flowers minute, solitary in the axils, unisexual, surrounded by an involucre of 1 bract and 2 bracteoles. Fruit enclosed by the perianth and involucre.

Derivation of name: Named for Captain Soleirol, born 1791, collector in Corsica.

Worldwide: 1 species in the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Soleirolia soleirolii

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soleirolii (Req.) DandyDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Soleirolia:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Soleirolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Soleirolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Soleirolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Soleirolia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Soleirolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Soleirolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Soleirolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Soleirolia
Plants of the World Online: Soleirolia
Tropicos: Soleirolia
Wikipedia: Soleirolia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Soleirolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2514, retrieved 26 February 2024

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