EPPO Global Database

Marsilea hirsuta(MASAZ)

Code created in: 2014-10-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MASAZ
  • Preferred name: Marsilea hirsuta
  • Authority: Brown


Australia. Cultivated as an aquarium plant. Molecular studies have concluded that M. azorica (first thought to be endemic to the Azores) was a synonym of M. hirsuta [Schaefer H et al. (2011) Systematic Botany 36, 845-853].

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Marsilea azorica Launert & Paiva

Common names
Name Language
dwarf four leaf clover English
rough waterclover English
trèfle d'eau hirsute French
trevo-de-quatro-folhas Portuguese