Calflora
Taxon  Report   8347    
Wolffia brasiliensis  Wedd.
Brazilian watermeal,  South American water meal
Wolffia brasiliensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Wolffia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bruniera punctata
PLANTS: Wolffia papulifera
PLANTS: Wolffia punctata
More information about  Wolffia brasiliensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (WOBR)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 08, 2019).