Azollaceae

Description

Small aquatic plants with flabellate branched stems bearing roots and leaves. Leaves sessile, alternate, imbricate, bilobed.

Taxonomy

One genus only.

Citation

C. Chr. - in Verdoorn, Man. Pterid. 1938: 550
Wettst., Trat. Bot. Sist. 1944: 416
Reed - in Bol. Soc. Brot. 1954: 15

Synonymy

Azollaceae Wettst. in Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 77. 1903