Lemna L. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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L. 1753. Sp. Pl.. 970

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Distinguishing Features

Free floating aquatic plants reduced to small, leaf-like, poorly differentiated fronds; roots and veins present; lack calcium oxalate druses. Differs from Spirodela in having only 1 root per frond, 1-5 veins (rarely 7 in Lemna gibba ) and the base of the frond lacking a scale.

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