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Last updated 12/22/2008 by David Giblin.
Elatine chilensis Gay[HC2, JPM]
Chilean waterwort

Publication: Chilena 1: 286. [1846].

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: The author is Claude Gay, not Gray as in KZ99.

Elatine rubella Rydb., redstem waterwort, three-flowered waterwort, three-stamen waterwort, is reported from WA by KZ99, based on a collection from Usk, cited in Abrams as E. triandra (Kreager 367 WTU, 1902). That collection is E. chilensis

References:

» Tucker, G. C. 1993. Elatinaceae, In: Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley.
» Tucker, G.C. 1986. The genera of Elatinaceae in the southeastern United States. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 67: 471-483.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Elatine americana (Pursh) Arn., misapplied[Abrams, Peck, HC]
Elatine triandra Schkuhr, misapplied[Abrams, Peck, HC]