common duckweed

Lemna minor

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Lemna minor, the common duckweed or lesser duckweed, is an aquatic freshwater plant of the genus Lemna. They belong to the family of Lemnaceae, which is monophyletic to the Araceae family. L. minor is used as animal fodder, bioremediator, for wastewater nutrient recovery and other applications.

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  1. (c) Bas Kers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/21933510@N07/3643525349
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemna_minor

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