Duckweeds

Lemna

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Lemna is a genus of free-floating aquatic plants from the duckweed family. These rapidly growing plants have found uses as a model system for studies in community ecology, basic plant biology, ecotoxicology, and production of biopharmaceuticals, and as a source of animal feeds for agriculture and aquaculture. Currently, 14 species of Lemna are recognised.

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  1. (c) Cailin O'Connor Fitzpatrick, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7036917
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemna

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