Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
L., Sp. Pl. 970 (1753).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Ivy-leaved duckweed.
Thallus floating beneath the water surface, 2-8 mm long, contracting abruptly at the base into a slender stalk 1-13 mm long, flat on both surfaces, broadly linear to linear-lanceolate, thin and translucent; root 0 or rarely 1.
Aston (1973) Aquatic plants of Australia, fig. 100.
S.Aust.: MU, SL, KI, SE. All States except the N.T. North America; Europe; Africa and Asia.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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