Lemna valdiviana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyAraceae
Family (Traditional)Araceae
GenusLemna
Species:Lemna valdiviana Phil.
Common NameValdivia Duckweed
Growth Habitthalloid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Aquatic; Growth Habit: thalloid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Leaf Arrangement: floating; Leaf Complexity: thalloid; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: N/A (leaves absent); Leaf Type: thalloid; Leaf Venation: one-veined; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 2; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Lemna cyclostasa Lemna cyclostasa (Ell.) C.H. Thompson
Lemna torreyi Lemna torreyi Austin

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Fulton (KY), Rowan (KY), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Hawkins (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Lake (TN), Maury (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, HTTU, TENN, ETSU, MDKY, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2000 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MDKY00005701 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-0059247 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-0059246 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
APSC0108823 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Lemna valdiviana
APSC0025909 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Lemna valdiviana
UOS06549 Coffee Tennessee 24 May 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Lemna valdiviana
UOS06548 Coffee Tennessee 20 Sep 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Lemna valdiviana
N/A Johnson Tennessee 01 Jul 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lemna valdiviana
MDKY00005702 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-005924 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-0059249 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-0059245 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
TENN-V-0059236 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Lemna valdiviana
HTTU001876 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Lemna valdiviana
ETSU032147 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Lemna valdiviana
ETSU025921 Hawkins Tennessee 16 Apr 2019 Frosty Levy
19084
ETSU
Lemna valdiviana
ETSU032148 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Lemna valdiviana
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 16 Apr 2019 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Lemna valdiviana
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