Calflora
Taxon  Report   4661    
Lemna valdiviana  Phil.
Valdivia duckweed
Lemna valdiviana
© 2009 John W. Wall
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lemna valdiviana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lemna valdiviana
© 2017 Dana York
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Lemna
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lemna torreyi
ICPN + PLANTS: Lemna cyclostasa
ICPN: Lemna valdiviana var. abbreviata
More information about  Lemna valdiviana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEVA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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