Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Hydrocotyle digitata
Araliaceae Juss.
Hydrocotyle digitata A.R.Bean & Henwood , legitimate, scientific
Bean, A.R. & Henwood, M.J. (3 December 2003), Six new species of Hydrocotyle L. (Apiaceae) from Queensland. Austrobaileya 6(3): 543-544, Fig. 4, Map 1 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. Darling Downs District: Turner Creek, 11.9 km N of Dalveen, 26 January 1995, A.R.Bean 8214 (holo: BRI; iso: CANB, HO, MEL, NSW)."
  • APC Dist.: Qld, NSW
  • Etymology: From the Latin digitatus, meaning digitate or finger-like. This is in reference to the many finger-like lobes on the leaves.
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 30 [secondary reference]
misapplication: Hydrocotyle tripartita R.Br. ex A.Rich. legitimate common name: Pennywort [n/a]