Check List 14(2): 319-322, doi: 10.15560/14.2.319
First record of Pilularia americana A. Braun (Polypodiidae, Salviniales, Marsileaceae) from Peru
expand article infoBlanca León, Hamilton Beltrán§, Carlos Carrasco-Badajoz|, Edwin Portal-Quicaña|, Mariela Huaycha-Allcca|
‡ University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States of America§ Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru| Departamento de Biología, Laboratorio de Biodiversidad y Sistema de Información Geográfica, Universidad Nacional San Cristóbal de Huamanga, Ayacucho, Peru
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The aquatic fern Pilularia americana A. Braun is known from several countries in South and North America. Here we provide a first report of this species for Peru, from 2 localities in the Ancash and Ayacucho regions (central Peru), which confirm its presence in the national flora.

Aquatic fern; high Andes; Peru