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Marsilea villosa
(villous waterclover)

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Marsilea villosa (villous waterclover)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Marsilea villosa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • villous waterclover
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Pteridophyta
  •       Class: Pteridopsida
  •         Family: Marsileaceae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Marsilea villosa Kaulf.

Preferred Common Name

  • villous waterclover

International Common Names

  • English: Hawaiian pepperwort; Hawaiian waterclover; Hawaiian waterfern

Local Common Names

  • USA/Hawaii: Ihi laau; Ihiihi laau

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Pteridophyta
  •             Class: Pteridopsida
  •                 Family: Marsileaceae
  •                     Genus: Marsilea
  •                         Species: Marsilea villosa

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Leonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick)HawaiiCompetitionChau et al., 2013