Lemnaceae


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Related to Lemnaceae: Lentibulariaceae, Linaceae
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Noun1.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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cultivation of floating aquatic plants of the family Lemnaceae, obtained N[H.sub.3] removal efficiency of 90.0%, with a 10 day retention time and initial concentration of 520 mg [L.sup.-1] of COD.
Se observo al ave en un estanque perenne de aproximadamente 100 [m.sup.2] en cuya orilla habia pastos y tules (Typha domingensis Pers.) y sobre su superficie, abundantes lentejas de agua (familia Lemnaceae); dicho cuerpo de agua es alimentado por escurrimientos durante la epoca de lluvias.
The family of Lemnaceae colloquially known as duckweed has been consumed as human food since long [7].
minor) is an aquatic plant that belongs to the family Lemnaceae. Owing to rapid growth rate, cold tolerance, ease of harvesting, and cost effectiveness, Lemna minor is a much better candidate than other aquatic plants for phytoextraction of heavy metals [29].
Maia, "Avaliacao de lagoas de maturacao modificadas com a presenca de suportes e macrofitas da familia Lemnaceae no tratamento de esgotos domoesticos," M.S.
The Lemnaceae (duckweed) comprise a widespread family of monocotyledonous plants growing in water [1-3].
LEMNACEAE (Duckweed Family) Lemna minor L.--SW; VP; Common; C = 3; BSUH 19972.
Duman, "Influence of salinity on the growth and heavy metal accumulation capacity of Spirodela polyrrhiza (Lemnaceae)," Turkish Journal of Biology, vol.
minor, from the Lemnaceae family, is standardized for toxicity tests and is used by several authors (OECD, 2002; Coutries, Merlina, Silvestre, Pinelli, & Elger, 2011; Kielak, Sempruch, Mioduszewska, Klocek, & Leszczynski, 2011); the A.
The use of aquatic macrophytes, such as Eichhornia crassipes and Lemnaceae minor, can be used to remove phosphate from the wastewater (Shilton et al., 2012).
Ex-Ar H Lauraceae Indeterminada Cu ar Lemnaceae Lemna sp.* Ex-Ac H Loranthaceae Struthanthus cf.