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Isoetes taiwanensis is a species of plant in the family Isoetaceae. It is endemic to Taiwan, and the only species of quillwort there. As other quillworts, it is relatively small, with erect leaves 7–24 cm (2.8–9.4 in) long. It grows submersed in shallow ponds for most of the year.[2] IUCN considers it critically endangered because of habitat loss.[1]

Isoetes taiwanensis
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I. taiwanensis
Binomial name
Isoetes taiwanensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b China Plant Specialist Group (2004). "Isoetes taiwanensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T46616A11070562. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T46616A11070562.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Devol, Charles E. (1994). "Isoetaceae". In Huang, Tseng-chieng (ed.). Flora of Taiwan. 1 (2nd ed.). Taipei, Taiwan: Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition. pp. 58–59. ISBN 957-9019-52-5. Retrieved 8 September 2012.