Wolffia globosa (Roxb.) Hartog & Plas

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Synonyms: Lemna globosa Roxb.
Wolffia cylindracea Hegelm.
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Notes: Daubs (1965) treats this species as conspecific with Wolffia arrhiza.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E,S
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012). Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1) Page 12.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 93. as Wolffia cylindracea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Wolffia globosa
African Plant Database: Wolffia globosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Wolffia globosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Wolffia globosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Wolffia globosa
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iNaturalist: Wolffia globosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Wolffia globosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Wolffia globosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Wolffia globosa
Plants of the World Online: Wolffia globosa
Tropicos: Wolffia globosa
Wikipedia: Wolffia globosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Wolffia globosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=112110, retrieved 2 March 2024

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