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Nymphoides hydrophylla (Crested floatingheart)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Nymphoides hydrophylla (crested floatingheart, white water snowflake, white snowflake) is an aquatic plant of the family Menyanthaceae native to tropical Asia. It has cordate floating leaves that support a lax inflorescence of dainty white flowers with fringed petal margins. Its slim stem (spear) is edible, and is used as vegetable in Taiwan, mostly produced at Meinong District, Kaohsiung. Flowers of N. hydrophylla are gynodioecious. The fruit is a capsule bearing many flattened seeds.
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Predators

Anser anser (Greylag Goose)[1]
Anser indicus (Bar-headed Goose)[1]

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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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