Hydrocotyle pusilla A.Rich.

Camargo Keller, Victor, Lopes Pereira-Silva, Erico Fernando & Hardt, Elisa, 2021, High richness, new occurrences, and threatened species in a savanna grassland remnant in the largest Brazilian metropolis, Check List 17 (2), pp. 507-549: 518

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http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

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Hydrocotyle pusilla A.Rich.


Hydrocotyle pusilla A.Rich.  

Identification. Small prostrate herb, pubescent stem. Characterized by its alternate, simple, peltate, orbicular, and glabrous leaves, with 3–20 mm in diameter. Flowers white, in a 3–10-flowered simple umbel.

Remarks. A rare species found at grassland edges near anthropized areas. Considered Presumably Extinct in São Paulo state.

Brazilian range. Midwest (MS state), Northeast (BA state), South and Southeast (except ES state) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′42″S, 046°42′06″W; 2 Oct. 2018; collection number vck324; HUFABC2033 GoogleMaps   .