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Crassulaceae

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
  • Andrea Kučerová
  • Lubomír Adamec
  • Jiří Doležal
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Abstract

Perennial amphibious or submerged aquatic herb. Stem rounded, rooting at the nodes, 10–130 cm long. Leaves narrow, opposite, sessile and succulent, 4–24 mm long. Small white flowers with four petals on long stalks arising from the upper leaf axils. The flowers are always above water. Fruits are follicles containing 2–5 elliptical and smooth seeds.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
    • 1
  • Andrea Kučerová
    • 2
  • Lubomír Adamec
    • 2
  • Jiří Doležal
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape Research – WSLBirmensdorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.Czech Academy of SciencesInstitute of BotanyTřeboňCzech Republic
  3. 3.Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany, Třeboň, Czech Republic; Faculty of ScienceUniversity of South Bohemiačeské BudějoviceCzech Republic

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