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Table 1 Providence of species used in this study

From: Survey of the total fatty acid and triacylglycerol composition and content of 30 duckweed species and cloning of a Δ6-desaturase responsible for the production of γ-linolenic and stearidonic acids in Lemna gibba

Species RDSC # ID Continent Country State/City/Notes
Landoltia punctata 3 DWC014 South America Venezuela D. F., La Mariposa
Lemna aequinoctialis 62 8011 North America USA Oklahoma, Kay Co., Blackwell
Lemna disperma 320 7767 Australia Western Australia King River
Lemna gibba G-3 9 DWC130 North America not known not known
Lemna japonica 196 8693 Asia Japan Hokkaido, Setana
Lemna minor 376 DWC114 Europe Switzerland Ticino, Castel San Pietro
Lemna minuta 311 8430 Europe United Kingdom England, Cambridge
Lemna obscura 281 7143 North America USA Florida, Dade Co., Miami
Lemna perpusilla 274 8473 North America USA North Carolina, Johnston Co., Gees Cross Road
Lemna tenera 13 9024 Australia Australia Northern Territories, Nancar Billabong
Lemna trisulca 564 7413 Europe Romania Dobrogea, Maliuc
Lemna turionifera 125 8133 North America USA California, San Diego Co., Wohlford L.
Lemna valdiviana 198 8754 South America Bolivia Huatajata
Spirodela intermedia 151 7178 South America Argentina Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Spirodela polyrhiza 189 7498 North America USA North Carolina, Durham Co., Durham
Wolffia angusta 65 7274 Australia New South Wales Newcastle, Seaham
Wolffia arrhiza 52 7193 Africa Uganda Masaka
Wolffia australiana 82 DWC304 Australia New South Wales Singleton, Doughboy Hollow
Wolffia borealis 90 9147 North America USA Massachusetts, Franklin Co., Deerfield
Wolffia brasiliensis 78 7150 North America USA Texas, Hays Co., San Marcos
Wolffia cylindracea 180 7340 Africa Tanzania Iringa, Mesangati
Wolffia globosa 73 9141 South America Chile Quillon, Laguna Alendano
Wolffia neglecta 624 9149 Asia Pakistan Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iasbah
Wolffiella caudata 256 9139 South America Brazil Amazonas, Manaus
Wolffiella hyalina 70 8640 Africa Tanzania Arusha, Amboseli
Wolffiella lingulata 271 9451 South America Brazil not known
Wolffiella neotropica 69 7279 South America Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Cabo Frio
Wolffiella oblonga 46 9136 South America Brazil Mato Grosso, Corumba
Wolffiella repanda 254 9122 South America Zimbabwe Urungwe Safari Area, 12 km SE of Chirundu (from seeds)
Wolffiella welwitschii 85 7644 Africa Angola Benguela, Cubal
  1. Information from the Rutgers Duckweed Stock Cooperative (http://www.ruduckweed.org/) collection inventory.