Duckweed covers

English name: Duckweed covers

Description (English)

Free-floating surface communities of duckweed (Lemna, Spirodela, Wolffia), small ferns (Azolla) or liverworts (Riccia, Ricciocarpus) of Palaearctic waters.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.221

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 22.411 Duckweed covers source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.221 Duckweed covers same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.221 Duckweed covers same
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