Genus: Azolla

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Azolla Lamark in Lamark et al., Encycl. 1: 343. 1783.

List of Azolla Species

References to Azolla

  • Bates, V. M. 1981. Azolla filiculoides new to the southeastern United States. Amer. Fern J. 71: 33-34.
  • Bruton, D. F. 1986. Status of the mosquito fern, Azolla mexicana (Salviniaceae), in Canada. Canad. Field-Naturalist 100: 409-413.
  • Clausen, R. T. 1940. Azolla filiculoides on Long Island. Amer. Fern J. 30: 103.
  • Clausen, Robert T. 1940. Azolla filiculoides on Long Island. American Fern J. 30: 103.
  • Evrard, C.; Van Hove, C. 2004. Taxonomy of the American Azolla species (Azollaceae): a critical review. Systematics and Geography of Plants 72: 301-318.
  • Godfrey, R. K. 1961. Oberservations on microscopic material of Azolla caroliniana. Amer. Fern J. 51: 89-92.
  • Lumpkin, T. A.; Plunknett, D. L. 1980. Azolla: botany, physiology, and uses as a green manure. Econ. Bot. 34: 111-153.
  • Metzgar, J. S. 2007. Phylogeny and divergence time estimates for the fern genus Azolla (Salviniaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 1045-1053.
  • Moore, A. W. 1960. Azolla: Biology and agronomic significance. Bot. Rev. (London) 35: 17-34.
  • 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.
  • Pabby, A. 2004. Biological significance of Azolla and its utilization in agriculture. Proc. Indian Nat. Acad. Sci. Acad. B. Biol. Sci. 70: 299-333.
  • Pereira, A. L. 2011. Morphological and genetic diversity of the family Azollaceae inferred from vegetative characters and RAPD markers. Pl. Syst. Evol. 297: 213-226.
  • Reid, J. D. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships in the heterosporous fern genus Azolla (Azollaceae) based on DNA sequence data from three noncoding regions. Int. J. Plant Sci. 167: 529-538.
  • Reifner, R. E.; Hill, S. R. 1983. Notes on infrequent and threatened plants of Maryland including new state records. Castanea 48: 117-37.
  • Saunders, R. M. K.; Fowler, K. 1993. The supraspecific taxonomy and evolution of the fern genus Azolla (Azollaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 184: 175-193.
  • Svenson, H. K. 1944. The New World species of Azolla. Amer. Fern J. 34: 69-84.
  • Wagner, G. M. 1997. Azolla: A review of its biology and utilization. Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 63: 1-26.
  • Zimmerman, W. J. 1989. Classification of Azolla spp., section Azolla. Euphytica 43: 223-232.