HyperDic: family_potamogetonaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Potamogetonaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Potamogetonaceae, Potamogetonaceae, pondweed familyplants that grow in ponds and slow streams
English > family Potamogetonaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningplants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae.
SynonymsPotamogetonaceae, pondweed family
Member ofNaiadales, order Naiadales, Alismales, order AlismalesAn order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
MembersGroenlandia, genus GroenlandiaA monocotyledonous genus of the family Potamogetonaceae
Potamogeton, genus PotamogetonA large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions
Zostera, genus Zostera(or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants
pondweedAny of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae
Broadermonocot family, liliopsid familyfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

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