Cabomba caroliniana A.Gray
  • Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York
  • Fanwort


This taxon is accepted by Cabombaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

Stems to 1--2 m, basally rhizomatous and glabrescent, apically rust colored pubescent. Submersed leaves petiole 0.3--1.5 cm; blade palmately dissected, 2--5 × 2.5--7 cm in overall diam., ultimate segments linear to slightly spatulate, to 1.8 mm wide. Floating leaves petiole 1.5--2 cm; blade 1.4--2 × ca. 0.3 cm. Flowers 0.6--1.5 cm in diam. Sepals white, with margin tinged purple, or yellow, rarely purplish, 5--12 × 2--7 mm, apex obtuse. Petals colored as sepals, 4--12 × 2--5 mm, base clawed, apex broadly obtuse or emarginate; basal nectiferous auricles yellow. Stamens (3--)6, ca. 3.5 mm. Pistils (2--)3, 3.5--4 mm, short pubescent. Fruit 4--7 mm. Seeds 1--3, 1.5--3 × 1--1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. summer--autumn. 2n = 26, 78, 104.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    Submersed leaves: petiole to 4 cm; leaf blade 1-3.5 × 1.5-5.5 cm, terminal segments 3-200, linear to slightly spatulate, to 1.8 mm wide. Floating leaves: blade 0.6-3 cm × 1-4 mm, margins entire or notched to sagittate at base. Flowers 6-15 mm diam.; sepals white to purplish [yellow] or with purple-tinged margins, 5-12 × 2-7 mm; petals colored as sepals but with proximal, yellow, nectar-bearing auricles, 4-12 × 2-5 mm, apex broadly obtuse or notched; stamens 3-6, mostly 6; pistils 2-4, mostly 3, divergent at maturity; ovules 3. Fruits 4-7 mm. Seeds 1-3, 1.5-3 × 1-1.5 mm, tubercles in 4 longitudinal rows. 2 n = ca. 78, ca. 104.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    "Stem to 2 m, branched; submersed lvs rotund, 2–5 cm wide, on petioles 1–3 cm; floating lvs few and small, linear-elliptic, 6–20 mm, commonly slightly constricted at the middle, often bifid at one end; peduncles 3–10 cm; sep and pet 6–12 mm, white with yellow base, the pet auriculate near the base; stamens 6; 2n=24. Ponds and quiet streams; N.J. to O., s. Mich., and Mo., s. to Fla. and Tex., and occasionally intr. farther north, as in Mass. and N.Y."

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCES

    Schneider, E. L. and J. M. Jeter. 1982. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. XII. The floral biology of Cabomba caroliniana. Amer. J. Bot. 69: 1410-1419.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Acre
    • Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Rondônia
    • Roraima
    • Bahia
    • Paraába
    • Pernambuco
    • Piauá
    • Paraní
    • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Santa Catarina
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Brazilia Distrito Federal
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Fanwort
    cabomba-verdePortuguese

     Information From

    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • A Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Cabombaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • D Flora of North America Association
    New York Botanical Garden
    Descriptions of plants should be attributed to the full citation for each individual article, chapter or book that is the source for each record, which should include the authors of original publication.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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