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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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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 ...
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 ...
It is called Aldrovanda, and is a native of Europe, India, and Australia. Its leaves are never spread out flat, but are open about as far as an oyster-shell is held when the oyster is alive. There is a quaint plant, and a very pretty one, quite common ...
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.
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.
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller
ALDROVANDA. (Named by Monti after Ulysses Aldrovandus, ...
ALDROVANDA, s: [named after Aldrovandus, a great traveller and colle&tor.] In botany, a genus of the pentandria pentagynia class. The generic characters are —Calyx : perianthium five-parted, erect, equal, permanent. Corolla : petals five ...
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 ...
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Genera: Aldrovanda, Dionaea, Drosera, Drosophyllum. Drosophyllaceae Chrtek, Slavikova et Studicka = Droseraceae Salisb.
by George Crabb
The only species is the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, seu Lenticula palustris, &c. native of Italy. Pluk.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Aldrovanda, Averrhoa, Drosera, Fagonia, Germanium, Guaiacum, Linum, Oxalis, Quassia, Tribulus, and Zygophyllum. (294.) 15. IN UNDATA, 8 genera; viz. Ceratophyllum, Elatine, Hippuris, Myriophyllum, Potamogeton, Proserpinacea, Ruppia ...
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