Calflora
Taxon  Report   7742    
Spirodela polyrrhiza  (L.) Schleiden  
(no longer an active name)
Common duckmeat,  Giant duckmeat
Spirodela polyrrhiza, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Spirodela
Communities: wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN spelling variant of Spirodela polyrhiza

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lemna polyrrhiza
PLANTS: Spirodela polyrhiza
PLANTS: Spirodela polyrrhiza var. masonii
NOTE: Spirodela polyrrhiza is no longer an active name.
More information about  Spirodela polyrrhiza
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (SPPO)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 15, 2019).