L. 1753

Pistia stratiotes is a floating aroid and the only species in the genus.
Due to many differences it had been classified in 1943 to its own Pistiaceae family,
But as a result of the later research it was rejected.
Now it is in the subfamily Aroideae, tribe Pistieae.


The IAS: Pistia
David Scherberich: Pistia
Matyas Buzgó: Pistia
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last updated on 2009-11-23