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Azolla pinnata R.Br.
Family Salviniaceae
Azolla pinnata R.Br. APNI*

Description: Rhizome branched pinnately and regularly, the whole plant ± triangular in outline, usually to 30 mm long and 10–15 mm wide; roots in fully grown plants branched with small, fine side branches.

Fronds mostly < 2 mm long.

Usually found covering the surface of still or slowly moving water.


Habit
Photo L. von Richter

Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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