Hydrocharis


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Noun1.Hydrocharis - frogbitHydrocharis - frogbit        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit family, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae - simple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants; widely distributed
frogbit, frog's-bit, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae - European floating plant with roundish heart-shaped leaves and white flowers
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A revision of the genus Hydrocharis (Hydrocharitaceae).
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Frogbit, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, is a good choice for a small pond with neat round leaves and small white flowers.
We previously suggested for Hydrocharis, where a si ngle axillary complex can contain both inflorescence and stolons, that the stolon is basically a sterilized inflorescence and that features of the inflorescence have become incorporated into the vegetative body.
toward the root apex) (Avers, 1963), whereas in Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, a member of the Hydrocharitaceae, it is at the proximal end (Cutter & Hung, 1972).