Lemna minor L.

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Possibly native
Notes: In Mozambique only known from one locality.
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range: 50 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Daubs, E.H. (1965). A Monograph of Lemnaceae Illinois Biological Monographs 34 The University of Illinois Press, Urbana. Pages 21 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012). Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1) Pages 6 - 7. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 126.

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Flora of Botswana: Lemna minor

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lemna minor
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lemna minor
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lemna minor
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lemna minor
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iNaturalist: Lemna minor
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lemna minor
JSTOR Plant Science: Lemna minor
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lemna minor
Plants of the World Online: Lemna minor
Tropicos: Lemna minor
Wikipedia: Lemna minor

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Lemna minor.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=203670, retrieved 5 March 2024

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