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Spirodela punctata(SPIPU)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: SPIPU
  • Preferred name: Spirodela punctata
  • Authority: (Meyer) Thompson

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Landoltia punctata (Meyer) Les & Crawford

Common names
Name Language
dotted duckmeat English
lenticchia d'acqua americana Italian
smal kroos Dutch
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal monocotyledons ( 1MOND )
Order Alismatales ( 1ALIO )
Family Araceae ( 1ARMF )
Subfamily Lemnoideae ( 1LEMS )
Genus Spirodela ( 1SPIG )
Species Spirodela punctata ( SPIPU )