HyperDic: potamogeton

English > 1 sense of the word Potamogeton:
NOUNplantPotamogeton, genus Potamogetona large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions
English > Potamogeton: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions; leaves usually float on the water.
Synonymgenus Potamogeton
Member ofPotamogetonaceae, family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed familyplants that grow in ponds and slow streams
Memberscurled leaf pondweed, curly pondweed, Potamogeton crispusEuropean herb naturalized in the eastern United States and California
loddon pondweed, Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogeton americanuspondweed with floating leaves
variously-leaved pondweed, Potamogeton gramineousOf Europe (except the Mediterranean area) and the northern United States
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishgenus potamogeton, potamogeton
Catalangenus potamogeton, potamogeton

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