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Species profile—Salvinia molesta (salvinia)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → SalviniaceaeSalvinia molesta (salvinia)

Photo of Salvinia molesta (salvinia) - Ford, L.,NPRSR,2002

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Salviniaceae
Scientific name
Salvinia molesta D.S.Mitch.
Common name
salvinia
WildNet taxon ID
16276
Alternate name(s)
African payal
giant salvinia
acquarium watermoss
Kariba weed
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=16276

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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