Specimen Information

Ceratopteris thalictroides
(watersprite)
Plants
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1655472
GroupPlants
GenusCeratopteris
Speciesthalictroides
Common Namewatersprite
StateHI
CountyHawaii
LocalityNorth Kohala, Bond Estate, Kalähikiola Reservoir, in muddy channelized stream with shallow running water
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number20010000
HUC10 NameWaipio Bay
HUC10 Number2001000001
HUC12 NameKohala Ditch
HUC12 Number200100000101
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18410
Author:Kennedy, B. (collections manager).
Date:2013
Title:Herbarium Pacificum (BISH)
Publisher:Bishop Museum
Volume:2009
Reference 2
Ref. Number:35307
Author:Imada, C.T.
Date:2007
Title:New Hawaiian plant records for 2005–2006.
Journal:Bishop Museum Occasional Papers
Volume:96
Pages:34-41
Comments"This obligate wetland fern, called swamp fern or water fern, is thought to have been introduced in the early 1900s by Chinese rice farmers. Formerly common, its range has been much reduced by the loss of much of its obligate wetland habitat in the past century."
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalMuseum
Museum Cat NumberBISH 3846
VerifierClyde Imada
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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