Isoetes


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isoetes

(aɪˈsəʊəˌtiːz)
n
(Plants) any aquatic tracheophyte plant of the genus Isoetes; quillwort
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Noun1.isoetes - type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order IsoetalesIsoetes - type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order Isoetales
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Isoetaceae, Isoetaceae, quillwort family - quillworts; coextensive with the genus Isoetes
quillwort - any of several spore-bearing aquatic or marsh plants having short rhizomes and leaves resembling quills; worldwide except Polynesia
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The lycophyte genus Isoetes is nearly cosmopolitan, with approximately 350 species (Hickey et al.
Morphology, ultrastructure and typology of orbicules in Isoetes (Isoetaceae, Lycophyta).
Isoetes melanopoda, Croomia pauciflora, Brickellia cordifolia, and Stewartia malacodendron were not re-located.
In the latter case, for example, no species of Isoetes were reported for Mississippi in 1969, and today three are recognized, with the potential of several more.
However, like in the coverage groups, the LCB3 lakes are characterized by the lowest and the highest values also for macrophyte growth depth, which depends mainly on the presence of a moss polster, because in Estonian lakes the growth limit is mostly 2 m for Isoetes and 1 m for Lobelia.
Wetland or semi-aquatic plant pollen from types such as Cyperaceae (sedge f amily), Typha latifolia (cattail), Sphagnum, and Isoetes (quillwort) are present in these samples but they are not abundant (Fig.
An illustrated key based on morphological, ecological and geographical characteristics is presented for the Isoetes taxa of the Coastal Plain, Piedmont and the eastern side of the Appalachian Mountains of Alabama, District of Columbia, Delaware, southern Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, eastern Louisiana, southeastern Tennessee and eastern Virginia.
Complete plastome sequences of Equisetum arvense and Isoetes flaccida: implications for phylogeny and plastid genome evolution of early land plant lineages.
Wetland or semi-aquatic plant pollen from types such as Cyperaceae (sedge family), Typha latifolia (cattail), Sphagnum, and Isoetes (quillwort) are present in these samples but they are not abundant (Fig.
Two species of Isoetes (Isoetaceae) occur in the Kamchatka Peninsula, northern Russian Far East--I.
ISOETES {eye-so-EE-teez} Linnaeus 1753 * Quillworts * [Greek isos, equal, and etos, year; in reference to evergreen habit of some members of this genus.