Pistia L. sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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L. 1753. Sp. Pl.. 963

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Distinguishing Features

Free-floating aquatics with pendent feathery roots; leaves rosulate, hairy; leaf blade oblong to wedge-shaped, lacking midrib, primary veins parallel, fine venation reticulate; female zone composed of a single gynoecium; male zone a single whorl of 2-8 flowers; flowers unisexual, perigone absent; male flower a synandrium of two connate stamens.

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