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Definition of the noun aldrovanda
What does aldrovanda mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- one species: waterwheel plant
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Aldrovanda: genus Aldrovanda
- more generic terms: dicot genus / magnoliopsid genus = genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
- member of: Droseraceae / family Droseraceae / sundew family = a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
- member: Aldrovanda vesiculosa / waterwheel plant = floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas
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by Allen Lowrie
Aldrovanda is a free-floating aquatic that is submerged just below the water surface. It is moved about by wind and water currents. The plant produces no roots after the development of a single short fleshy root during germination. This root.
Aldrovanda is an aquatic insectivorous plant. ✓ MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 6. Facultative parasites are infact saprophytes. 8. Obligate parasite are true parasites. 10. Facultative saprophytes are infact parasites. 32. The leaf picthers of ...
An Attempt to Show that All Organic Beings are Both Constructed and Operated by the Dynamic Agencies of Their Respective Environments by James Bradun Alexander
The Aldrovanda is a water plant ...
by Alfred Barton Rendle
Aldrovanda is a rootless swimming water-plant recalling Utricularia in habit. The germination of those species of Drosera which have been studied shews absence of a primary root, its place being taken by a protocorm-like development of the ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Aldrovanda,. Dionaea,. and. Drosera. Drosera (sundew) has 152 species distributed in tropical and temperate regions throughout the world (Fig. 18). Many species are confined to freshwater bogs, but some species occupy drier soils.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1889)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
ALDROVANDA, genus of insectivorous plants, XIII.
by William Harrison De Puy
It includes six genera — Byblis, Roridula, Drosera, Droso- phyltum, Aldrovanda, and ...
Rev. and Amended A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects. 96 Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations
Thus Dmophyllum occurs only in Portugal and Morocco, Byblis'vx tropical Australia, and, although Aldrovanda is found in Queensland, in Bengal and in Europe, a wide distribution explained by its aquatic habit, Dionu a is restricted to a few ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
ALDROVANDA, in Botany, a generic name given in honour of Aldrovandus, to a water plant that is pretty common in Italy and the south of France. It is arranged by the Linnaean botanists under the class and order Pentandria Pentagynia; ...
Superficially somewhat like the bladderwort, in its leaf-structure very like Dioncea , is an aquatic plant, Aldrovanda vesiculosa (ord. Droseracese), at home in south and central Europe, flourishing in ponds and pools where clear water is ...
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Genera: Aldrovanda, Dionaea, Drosera, Drosophyllum. Drosophyllaceae Chrtek, Slavikova et Studicka = Droseraceae Salisb.
On the Basis of Dr. Gregory's Comprehending the Latest Improvements in Every Branch of Useful Knowledge by James Mitchell
ALDROVANDA, in botany a genus of the pentandria pentagynia class and order, of which there is only one species, viz. the A. vesiculosa, found in marshes in Italy and India, with bladders like utricularia, but in bunches. ALE-conner, an officer ...
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