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Definition of the noun aldrovanda vesiculosa
What does aldrovanda vesiculosa mean as a name of something?
- 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
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Aldrovanda vesiculosa: waterwheel plant
- more generic term: carnivorous plant = plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
- member of: Aldrovanda / genus Aldrovanda = one species: waterwheel plant
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Encyclopedia 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.
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.
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 ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)
by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec
common butterwort Pinguicula vulgaris, sundews Drosera rotundifolia, Drosera intermedia, Drosera anglica, and Droera Â obovata, as well as the waterwheel plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa, occurring in micro-reservoirs within transitional ...
by George Crabb
The only species is the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, seu Lenticula palustris, &c. native of Italy.
Universal 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 ...
Chambers'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 ...
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.
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
There is only one species, the Aldrovanda vesiculosa, which is found inirnarshes both ...
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