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At the limit of its climatic range in Britain and probably best grown in a cold water aquarium. It over-winters in temperate areas by means of resting buds which sink to the bottom of the pond in the late autumn and rise again in the spring.One of the smallest flowering plants in the world, it is cultivated as a vegetable in Burma, Laos and Thailand. It has been recommended for commercial cultivation, especially in tropical areas, because of its rapid multiplication and high nutritional value. Plant densities of over two million plants per square metre have been found.
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