HyperDic: aquatic_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression aquatic plant:
NOUNplantaquatic plant, water plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic planta plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
English > aquatic plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth.
Synonymswater plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant
PartspadThe large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
NarrowerAmerican frogbit, Limnodium spongiaAmerican plant with roundish heart-shaped or kidney-shaped leaves
arrow arumAn aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra
awlwort, Subularia aquaticasmall aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers
cryptocoryne, water trumpetAny plant of the genus Cryptocoryne
duckweedAny small or minute aquatic plant of the family Lemnaceae that float on or near the surface of shallow ponds
eelgrass, grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marinasubmerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
featherfoil, feather-foilA plant of the genus Hottonia
frogbit, frog's-bit, Hydrocharis morsus-ranaeEuropean floating plant with roundish heart-shaped leaves and white flowers
golden club, Orontium aquaticumaquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers
golden saxifrage, golden spleenAny of various low aquatic herbs of the genus Chrysosplenium
hornwortAny aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum
hydrilla, Hydrilla verticillatasubmersed plant with whorled lanceolate leaves and solitary axillary flowers
marsh plant, bog plant, swamp plantA semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land
naiad, water nymphsubmerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers
pickerelweed, pickerel weed, wampee, Pontederia cordataAmerican plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds
pipewort, Eriocaulon aquaticumaquatic perennial of North America and Ireland and Hebrides having translucent green leaves in a basal spiral and dense buttonlike racemes of minute white flowers
pistia, water lettuce, water cabbage, Pistia stratiotes, Pistia stratoitespantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves
pondweedAny of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae
tape grass, eelgrass, wild celery, Vallisneria spiralissubmerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves
water chestnut, water chestnut plant, caltropA plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits
water crowfoot, water buttercup, Ranunculus aquatilisplant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers
water hyacinth, water orchid, Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosaA tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers
water lilyAn aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
water milfoilAn aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers
water pimpernelA white-flowered aquatic plant of the genus Samolus
water shamrock, buckbean, bogbean, bog myrtle, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliataperennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves
water speedwell, Veronica michauxii, Veronica anagallis-aquaticaplant of wet places in Eurasia and America
water star grass, mud plantain, Heteranthera dubiagrassy-leaved North American aquatic plant with yellow star-shaped blossoms
water starwortAny of several aquatic plants having a star-shaped rosette of floating leaves
waterweedA weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea
Broadervascular plant, tracheophytegreen plant having a vascular system
Spanishhidrófito, planta acuática
Catalanhidròfit, planta aquàtica

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