Occurrence record: CAN:CAN 220764

PreservedSpecimen of Azolla caroliniana Willd. | mosquito fern recorded on 1862


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium
Catalog number CAN 220764
Occurrence ID 9f350a37-5d0f-d0f4-3f89-776c7391d635
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dry
Identified by Pryer, K.M.
Identified date 1987
Collector Lawson, G. George
Supplied as "Lawson, George"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/4w1m-4a6d
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Vascular Plant
Language eng
Bibliographic citation Azolla caroliniana (CAN 220764)
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID https://doi.org/10.15468/88qq3e
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CAN
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1987


Collecting date 1862
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1862


Higher classification Plantae; Pteridophyta; Filicopsida; Salviniidae; Salviniales; Azollaceae; Azolla
Scientific name Azolla caroliniana Willd.
Supplied scientific name "Azolla caroliniana"
Taxon rank species
Common name mosquito fern
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Polypodiopsida
Order Salviniales
Family Salviniaceae
Genus Azolla
Species Azolla caroliniana
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Willd.


Country Canada
State / Province Ontario (Prov.)
County Hamilton (ON)

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