Lemna gibba L.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Lemna gibba
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lemna gibba L.
  • 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
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Comments : Common in still waters.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats.
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Lemna gibba. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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