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Re: duckweed that has large leaves

>Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 05:25:48 EDT
>From: Miltone at aol_com
>Subject: duckweed that has large leaves

>Is there a variety of duckweed that has large leaves?

It is called Spirodella which is a cosmopolitan genus containing 
three species.   The one that grows here in the Northern Territory is 
Spirodella polyrhiza,  the leaves are 2.8 to 7 mm wide which is 
larger than Lemna the normal duckweed.

Dave Wilson