Wolffia Horkel ex Schleid sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Horkel ex Schleid 1844. Beitr. Bot.. 1: 233

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Distinguishing Features

Free floating aquatic plants , reduced to small, leaf-like, poorly differentiated fronds; roots and veins lacking, crystal cells lacking, seeds nearly smooth. Differs from Wolffiella in having fronds globose to ovoid, boat-shaped, without airspaces, daughter fronds produced in a terminal conical cavity of the mother frond, flower originating on the upper side in a cavity in or near the median line of the frond.

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