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duckweed, any plant of the genus Lemna and sometimes of related genera. Duckweeds are tiny floating or submerged aquatic plants with reduced or obsolete roots. They flower only rarely, and their flowers are small and inconspicuous. Duckweeds grow in freshwater throughout most of the world. They are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Arales, family Lemnaceae.

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duckweed

duck·weed / ˈdəkˌwēd/ • n. a tiny aquatic flowering plant (family Lemnaceae, esp. the genus Lemna) that floats in large quantities on still water.

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duckweed

duckweed Family (Lemnaceae) of four genera including 25 species of tiny, floating, aquatic flowering plants. The disc-like leaflets have a single 15cm (6in) trailing root.

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duckweed

duckweed See LEMNACEAE.

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