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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1351

Here's a neat view of the duckweeds.



At 03:48 PM 10/19/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 08:28:32 -0700
>From: "Robert H" <robertpaulh at earthlink_net>
>Subject: Re:duckweed
>In the family of duckweeds, Lemnaceae:
>There are two varities of "Giant duckweed", Spirodela and Landoltia. Leafs
>reach 5mm.
>Common duckweed is Lemna of which there are,
>Lemna minor, Lemna trisulca, Lemna gibba.
>Spirodela species are the largest of the Lemnaceae.  Originally they were
>termed Lemna major before being placed in a separate genus.
>Even smaller than Lemna is Wolffia, and yet another specie Wolffiella looks
>nothing like typical duckweed,  consisting of star like clusters of leafy
>Robert Paul H