Definition of Lesser duckweed

1. Noun. Of temperate regions except eastern Asia and Australia.

Exact synonyms: Common Duckweed, Lemna Minor
Generic synonyms: Duckweed
Group relationships: Genus Lemna, Lemna



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Duckweed

lesser alar cartilages
lesser anteater
lesser ape
lesser arterial circle of iris
lesser bilby
lesser bullrush
lesser burdock
lesser calamint
lesser celandine
lesser celandines
lesser centaury
lesser circulation
lesser cul-de-sac
lesser curvature of stomach
lesser duckweed (current term)
lesser evil
lesser evilism
lesser flamingo
lesser galangal
lesser hemlock
lesser horn of hyoid bone
lesser included offence
lesser included offense
lesser included offenses
lesser internal cutaneous nerve
lesser knapweed
lesser kudu
lesser multangular bone
lesser nothura

Literary usage of Lesser duckweed

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1. My Garden, Its Plan and Culture Together with a General Description of Its by Alfred Smee (1872)
"lesser duckweed. Those weeds already described, taken together, form a choice flower- garden of themselves, ay, and contain species of greater beauty and of ..."

2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"L. minor L. lesser duckweed. Th. Ponds Blossoms occasionally in June. Common. 609. L. perpusilla Torr. Minute Duckweed. Detroit River, DH Campbell; ..."

3. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"fronds nearly ovate, compressed; root solitary. Stagnant waters. NY to Car. June, July. (T).—Fronds a line and a half lesser duckweed. 3. L. gibba Linn. ..."

4. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"Greater Duckweed. Ponds. Common. LEMNA L. Duckweed. Duck's-meat. *608. L. minor L. lesser duckweed. Th. Ponds Blossoms occasionally in June. Common. 609. ..."

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