Pistia stratiotes


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Noun1.Pistia stratiotes - pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leavesPistia stratiotes - pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes
genus Pistia - one species: water lettuce
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Samples were taken in May and August 2011 during the flooded season in three habitats types: open water; mixed aquatic macrophytes, composed predominantly by Pistia stratiotes, Eichhornia crassipes, Echinochloa polystachya, Paspalum repens, P.
Eco-physiological characteristics of pistia stratiotes and its removal of pollutants from livestock wastewater Water Sci.
Con base en los estudios de remocion de compuestos toxicos por parte de plantas acuaticas que permitan la depuracion de agua cianurada, la presente investigacion tuvo el proposito de buscar la disminucion en el laboratorio, de la contaminacion y la toxicidad de las aguas residuales del proceso de cianuracion de oro de la mina La Coqueta mediante la utilizacion de macrofitas acuaticas flotantes (eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes y Salvinia auriculata), planteando alternativas economicamente viables y ambientalmente seguras con tratamientos biologicos, o sea sin generar o anadir quimicos al medio para evitar que estos residuos sean dispuestos directamente a los afluentes cercanos y resulte perjudicial para la biota.
Worldwide fewer than 20 of approximately seven hundred aquatic plant species are considered as major weeds, of these economic important weeds were Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth), Pistia stratiotes (water lettuce), Salvinia nymphellula (water fern), Ceratophyllum demersum (ceratophyllum), Tyha australis (cattail), Nymphea lotus (waterlily), Cyperus papyrus (reed), Vossia cuspidata (vossia) and Phragmites karka (reed) have been incriminated as weeds of the aquatic systems in Nigeria (Hutchinson, G.
Jamil, Chromium-induced biochemical changes in Eichhornia crassipes (Mart) solms and Pistia stratiotes L.
Entre las que presentan valores mas altos en presencia y en cobertura figuran Eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes y Salvinia auriculata.
Pistia stratiotes, an aquatic plant, has been described to be able to remove chromium and cobalt from water bodies [7].
aquaticum on the non-host plant Pistia stratiotes was also reported in the Central Amazonia by Vieira and Santos (2003).
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.