provided by Flora of Zimbabwe
Free-floating aquatic plants. Rhizome slender, branched, roots absent or simple, borne singly or in fascicles. Leaves either dimorphic, borne in whorls of three (Salvinia) or alternate in 2 rows ( Azolla); veins free or anastomosing. Sporangia in thin-walled sporocarps on submerged leaves or in axils of submerged lobes; heterosporous.
- Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
- bibliographic citation
- Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Salviniaceae Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=202
- Mark Hyde
- Bart Wursten
- Petra Ballings