(L.) Schleid. 1839
This floating aroid was in the family Lemnaceae,
Until the family was included to Araceae in 2005.
You can find another spelling of the specific name: polyrrhiza.
|The plant inhabits ponds and troughs. |
|The plant has no leaves.||It consists of leaf-shaped segments|
|Differently than Lemna it has many roots||The underside of the segments is red.|
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last updated on 2009-04-11