genus Salvinia


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Noun1.genus Salvinia - type genus of the Salviniaceae: water fernsgenus Salvinia - type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
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Common salvinia, Salvinia minima Baker (Salviniales: Salviniaceae), is a free floating aquatic invasive fern native to South America in the family Salviniaceae, and one of over ten species which occur worldwide in the genus Salvinia (Mitchell 1972).
The genus Salvinia, from the family Salviniaceae, is comprised of 12 known species (Nauman, 1993).