family Lemnaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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.
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].
Lemna minor, commonly known as duckweed and duckweed, an aquatic macrophyte is small vascular belonging to the family Lemnaceae. The members of this family of angiosperms are monocots floating on the surface of calm water or just below [20].

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