Wolffia globosa

(Roxburgh) Hartog & Plas

Blumea 18:367. 1970

Basionyms: Lemna globosa Roxburgh Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 565. 1832
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 152.
Fronds ovoid, 0.4–0.8 mm (x 0.3–0.5 mm), 1.3–2 times as long as wide, 1–1.5 times as deep as wide, rounded or slightly pointed at apex, papilla absent; adaxial surface transparently green, with 1–10(–30) stomates; pigment cells absent in vegetative tissue. 2n = 30, 60.

Phenology: Flowering (very rare) late spring–fall.
Habitat: Mesotrophic to eutrophic, quiet waters in warm-temperate to tropical regions with mild winters
Elevation: 0–600 m

Distribution

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Probably Calif., Fla., South America (Colombia, Ecuador), e Asia, Pacific Islands (Hawaii).

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Wolffia globosa"
AuthorElias Landolt +
Authority(Roxburgh) Hartog & Plas +
BasionymsLemna globosa +
DistributionProbably Calif. +, Fla. +, South America (Colombia +, Ecuador) +, e Asia + and Pacific Islands (Hawaii). +
Elevation0–600 m +
HabitatMesotrophic to eutrophic, quiet waters in warm-temperate to tropical regions with mild winters +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorJohn Myers +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering (very rare) late spring–fall. +
Publication titleBlumea +
Publication year1970 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V22/V22 89.xml +
Taxon familyLemnaceae +
Taxon nameWolffia globosa +
Taxon parentWolffia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 22 +