Genus: Marsilea

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Marsilea Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1099. 1753.

List of Marsilea Species

References to Marsilea

  • Gaudet, J. J. 1965. The effect of various environmental factors on the leaf form of the aqautic fern Marsilea vestita. Physiol. Pl. 18: 674-686.
  • Johnson, D. M. 1986. Systematics of New World species of Marsilea. Syst. Bot. 11: 1-87.
  • Johnson, D. M. 1988. Proposal to conserve Marsilea L. (Pteridophyta: Marsileaceae) with Marsilea quadrifolia L. typ. conserv. Taxon 37: 483-486.
  • Nagalingum, N. S. 2006. Comparative morphology of reproductive structures in heterosporous water ferns and a reeavaluation of the sporocarp. Int. J. Plant Sci. 167: 805-815.
  • Nagalingum, N. S. 2007. Molecular phylogenetic relationships and morphological evolution in the heterosporous fern genus Marsilea. Syst. Bot. 32: 16-25.