Wolffiella oblonga

(Philippi) Hegelmaier
Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 303. 1895.
WeedyIllustrated
Basionym: Lemna oblonga Philippi Linnaea 29: 45. 1857
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 151.

Fronds 1 or 2–8 coherent together in often starlike groups, narrowly tongue-shaped to ribbonlike, 1.2–7.5 mm, 3–8 times as long as wide, rounded at tip or pointed; tract of elongated cells running along or near edge of lower wall of pouch; area of air spaces within frond much longer than wide, often spreading throughout most of frond; angle of pouch 45°–90°; flowering fronds similar to vegetative ones. Fruits 0.3–0.4 mm. 2n = 40, 42.


Phenology: Flowering (very rare) throughout year.
Habitat: Mesotrophic, quiet waters in warm-temperate to subtropical regions with mild winters
Elevation: 0–400 m

Distribution

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Calif., Fla., La., Miss., Tex., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Wolffiella oblonga"
Elias Landolt +
(Philippi) Hegelmaier +
Lemna oblonga +
Calif. +, Fla. +, La. +, Miss. +, Tex. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America. +
0–400 m +
Mesotrophic, quiet waters in warm-temperate to subtropical regions with mild winters +
Flowering (very rare) throughout year. +
Botanische Jahrbucher fur Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie +
Weedy +  and Illustrated +
Wolffiella oblonga +
Wolffiella +
species +