Alternanthera philoxeroides


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Noun1.Alternanthera philoxeroides - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowersAlternanthera philoxeroides - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses
Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Alternanthera philoxeroides has been reported to clean up lead and mercury from soils [4,12].
Cattail Pistia stratiotes Water lettuce Thalia geniculata Bent alligator flag Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligatorweed Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Saururus cernuus Lizard's tail Semiaquatic or aquatic plants Colocasia esculenta Wild taro Typha sp.
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.
peanut, Alternanthera philoxeroides, improves the transparency of