Description: Plants to 2 3/4 inches long; floating leaves nearly orbicular, to 5/8 inches long and 3/4 inches wide, upper surface covered with rows of papillae. each with a tuft of 4 hairs, the hairs separate from one another, lower surface with brown hairs. Tropical America; introduced locally in eastern US.
Difficult to distinguish from other species, form often variable depending upon plant density.
Accession # 199400181
Source: CEM ex C Armstrong - UVM
Accession Date: 12-02-1994
Bench: 1119 - AFR:South Tanks W
Currently: active - healthy
Qty: 1 confirmed on 02-17-2023
Federally Listed Noxious Weed - Plants are not to leave Greenhouse!
Potentially Invasive Plant - Plants are not to leave Greenhouse!