Brooklyn Botanic Garden


by Science Staff
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 02/16/2012


Salvinia Seguier, Veron. 3: 52. 1754.

List of Salvinia Species


References to Salvinia

General Discussion

Salvinia is a genus of small, floating, mostly tropical, aquatic ferns. Salvinia minima Baker has been reported from a few ponds in Richmond and Rockland Cos., NY; and Fairfield Co., CT; but these most likely represent deliberate introductions or escapes from aquaria or water gardens. Salvinia is not sufficiently cold hardy to survive our winters.

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