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Tropical Waterclover

(Marsilea ancylopoda)

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Description

Marsilea ancyclopoda, common name tropical water clover, is a plant species native to the warmer parts of the Western Hemisphere. It is widely distributed through Latin America from Mexico to Argentina, as well as from the West Indies. In the United States, is has been reported only from Florida, southern New Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Salviniales
Family:Marsileaceae
Genus:Marsilea
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