family Lemnaceae


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Noun1.family Lemnaceae - family of small free-floating thalloid plants
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arales, order Arales - Araceae; Lemnaceae
duckweed - any small or minute aquatic plant of the family Lemnaceae that float on or near the surface of shallow ponds
genus Lemna, Lemna - minute aquatic herbs floating on or below the water surface of still water consisting of a leaflike frond or plant body and single root
genus Spirodela, Spirodela - minute aquatic herbs floating on the water surface consisting of a shiny leaflike frond and 2-21 roots
genus Wolffia, Wolffia - minute rootless aquatic herbs having globular fronds floating on or near the water surface and bearing one flower per frond
genus Wolffiella, Wolffiella - minute rootless aquatic herbs having flat fronds floating on or below the water surface and bearing 1-2 flowers per frond; America and Africa
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Lemna minor, commonly known as duckweed and duckweed, an aquatic macrophyte is small vascular belonging to the family Lemnaceae.
The plant itself, from the family Lemnaceae, is non-toxic and grows best in water with low salinity, which makes its presence in salty Lake Maracaibo even more of a mystery In the last few decades salt levels have risen in the lake with increasing oil activity.

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