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Definition of the noun aldrovanda vesiculosa

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noun

  1. 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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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Aldrovanda vesiculosa L. is the only known species of this genus, and is widely distributed in the Old World including Australia. It is an aquatic plant, floating just below the water surface of freshwater pools and having short flower scapes.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Aldrovanda vesiculosa.—A, whorl of leaves; B, leaf vesiculosa. — pressed open and enlarged, showing glands, sensitive This 44 minute filaments, and quadrifid hairs. (After Darwin.) aquatic Dionaa” floats freely, and is destitute of roots.

Google previewCHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE (1892)

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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by William Harrison De Puy, T. S. Baynes

a — Aldrovanda vesiculosa. — A, whorl of leaves ; B, leif vesiculosa. pressed open and enlarged, showing glands, sensitive This " minute fllluncnts. »nd quadrlfld hairs. (After Darwin.) aquatic Dionaa" floats freely, and is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)

by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec

common butterwort Pinguicula vulgaris, sundews Drosera rotundifolia, Drosera intermedia, Drosera anglica, and Droera  obovata, as well as the waterwheel plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa, occurring in micro-reservoirs within transitional ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

The only species is the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, seu Lenticula palustris, &c. native of Italy.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

The only species is the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, seu Lenticula palustris, &c. native of Italy. Pktk. Almag. Baton. ; Linn. Spec. Plant. ALE (Husband.) a species of beer, which is distinguished by having less of the hop. — Pale Ale is brewed from ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Superficially somewhat like the bladderwort, in its leaf-structure very like Dioniva, is an aquatic plant, Aldrovanda vesiculosa (ord. Droseracete), at home in south and central Europe, flourishing in ponds and pools where clear water is warmed ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1903)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Aldrovanda vesiculosa (ill) 13 137 b.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

There is only one species, the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, which is found inirnarshes both ...

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