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Key to Wolffia

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1. Tip of plant body acute, upper surface ± concave or flat — dead plant with brown cells ..... W. borealis

1' Tip of plant body rounded, upper surface ± convex (except Wolffia arrhiza)

2. Upper surface of vegetative plant body with a conical bump near center; dead plant with brown cells ..... W. brasiliensis

2' Upper surface of plant body smooth; dead plants without brown cells

3. Upper surface dark green, flat; stomates generally 15–100 ..... W. arrhiza

3' Upper surface transparent green, ± convex; stomates 1–10(30)

4. Plant body 0.8–1.3 mm, ± spheric, upper surface mostly convex, center flat ..... W. columbiana

4' Plant body 0.4–0.8 mm, longer than wide, upper surface barely convex throughout ..... W. globosa


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