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Lemna aequinoctialisLesser Duckweed 
Lemna gibbaGibbous Duckweed
Inflated Duckweed
Swollen Duckweed
Lemna minorCommon Duckweed 
Lemna minutaLeast Duckweed 
Lemna obscuraLittle Duckweed  
Lemna perpusillaMinute Duckweed 
Lemna trisulcaStar Duckweed 
Lemna turioniferaTurion Duckweed 
Lemna valdivianaValdivia Duckweed 
Spirodela polyrrhizaCommon Duckmeat
Giant Duckweed
Wolffia arrhizaSpotless Watermeal 
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
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