Lemna gibba L.

  • Family : LEMNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Lemna gibba
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lemna gibba L.
  • Common name : Common Duckweed
  • Key identification features : A free-floating plant with slender long roots. Lower surface of the frond is red. Flowers are tiny, highly inconspicuous, unisexual, naked. Male flower with a single stamen and female with a unilocular ovary.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Srilanka, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore
  • Floras referred : K.S.Rao-Flowering Plants of IISC, 2009



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