Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Araceae   (Arum Family)


Family Synonyms:
» Lemnaceae (Duckweed Family)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Peter F. Zika; last updated 10/21/2003 by Peter F. Zika
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Arum italicum Mill.   [JPM] 0 large cuckoo pint
Lemna minor L.   [FNA22, H&C] 0 common or lesser duckweed, water lentil
Lemna minuta Kunth   [FNA22, not in H&C] 2 least duckweed
Lemna trisulca L.   [FNA22, H&C] 0 star duckweed, ivy or ivy-leaved duckweed
Lemna turionifera Landolt   [FNA, not in H&C] 0 turion duckweed
Lysichiton americanus Hultén & H. St. John   [FNA22] 1 skunk cabbage, yellow skunk cabbage
Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott   [FNA22] 1 arrow arum, tuckahoe
Spirodela polyrrhiza (L.) Schleid.   [FNA22, H&C] 2 duckmeal, common duckmeat, greater duckweed
Spirodela punctata (G. Mey.) C.H. Thomps.   [FNA22, not in H&C] 3 dotted duckmeat
Wolffia borealis (Engelm. ex Hegelm.) Landolt ex Landolt & O. Wildi   [FNA22] 1 northern watermeal
Wolffia brasiliensis Wedd.   [FNA22, not in H&C] 2 Brazilian watermeal
Wolffia columbiana H. Karst.   [FNA22, H&C] 0 Columbian watermeal
Wolffiella gladiata (Hegelm.) Hegelm.   [FNA22] 3 mud-midget, sword bogmat

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