What meal Watermeal should deserve?

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Watermeal belongs to aquatic plants.  Green in color, about 1mm in size, the flowers was as small as needle tips.

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This little fairy owns 3 world record titles for the smallest plant in the world; smallest plant that can bloom flower in the world and the smallest seed and fruit in the world.

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There are 9 to 11 species under the genus, Wolffia is the smallest among them, sizes from 0.4 to 0.9mm in length.  The sizes of the seeds and fruits are as fine as salts.

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On top of loosing out in size, environmental pollutions also make it tougher to locate them.

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By courtesy of karinzon.ru

The next time you spot them, please offer them your gentle loving care, as this is the biggest meal they deserved.


2 thoughts on “What meal Watermeal should deserve?

    ryan said:
    June 12, 2013 at 12:08 am

    so small…

      Sydney Fong responded:
      June 14, 2013 at 11:31 pm

      Indeed! They are too tiny to pay extra attention. 🙂

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