Soleirolia soleirolii (Req.) Dandy

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Soleirolia soleirolii

Photo: Mark Hyde
La Rochelle

Soleirolia soleirolii

Photo: Mark Hyde
La Rochelle

Soleirolia soleirolii

Photo: Mark Hyde
La Rochelle

Soleirolia soleirolii

Photo: Mark Hyde
La Rochelle

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Synonyms: Helxine soleirolii Req.
Common names: Baby's tears (English) Happiness-in-the-home (English) Mind-your-own-business (English) Mother-of-thousands (English)
Description: Creeping herb forming dense mats. Stems 5-20 cm, rooting freely at the nodes. Leaves 2-6 mm long, subcircular, subsessile. Male flowers with a 4-lobed perianth. Female flowers enclosed in the connate involucre; perianth shortly 4-lobed.
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Worldwide distribution: 1 species in the Balearic Islands, Corsica and Sardinia.
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Soleirolia soleirolii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Soleirolia soleirolii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Soleirolia soleirolii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Soleirolia soleirolii
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iNaturalist: Soleirolia soleirolii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Soleirolia soleirolii
JSTOR Plant Science: Soleirolia soleirolii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Soleirolia soleirolii
Plants of the World Online: Soleirolia soleirolii
Tropicos: Soleirolia soleirolii
Wikipedia: Soleirolia soleirolii


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: Species information: Soleirolia soleirolii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=229440, retrieved 24 May 2024

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