HyperDic: genus_zostera

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Zostera:
NOUNplantgenus Zostera, Zostera(or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants
English > genus Zostera: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaning(or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants.
SynonymZostera
Member ofPotamogetonaceae, family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed familyplants that grow in ponds and slow streams
Memberseelgrass, grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marinasubmerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishgenus zostera, zostera
Catalangenus zostera, zostera

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