Potamogeton


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potamogeton

(ˌpɒtəməʊˈɡiːtɒn)
n
(Plants) a plant of the Potamogeton genus of perennial aquatic plants, known also as pondweed
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Noun1.potamogeton - a large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regionsPotamogeton - a large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions; leaves usually float on the water
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed family, Potamogetonaceae - plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae
curled leaf pondweed, curly pondweed, Potamogeton crispus - European herb naturalized in the eastern United States and California
Potamogeton gramineous, variously-leaved pondweed - of Europe (except the Mediterranean area) and the northern United States
loddon pondweed, Potamogeton americanus, Potamogeton nodosus - pondweed with floating leaves; of northern United States and Europe
References in classic literature ?
I have stated that fresh-water fish eat some kinds of seeds, though they reject many other kinds after having swallowed them; even small fish swallow seeds of moderate size, as of the yellow water-lily and Potamogeton.
It is nowhere muddy, and a casual observer would say that there were no weeds at all in it; and of noticeable plants, except in the little meadows recently overflowed, which do not properly belong to it, a closer scrutiny does not detect a flag nor a bulrush, nor even a lily, yellow or white, but only a few small heart-leaves and potamogetons, and perhaps a water-target or two; all which however a bather might not perceive; and these plants are clean and bright like the element they grow in.
Thousands of waterbirds, mainly Fulica ardesiaca, congregate well offshore of the totora zone where the water is still shallow enough to sustain submergent edible weeds such as Lenina gibba, Ranunculus trichophyllus, Potamogeton pectinatus, and Chara (Characeae).
Ecological variation between marginal and central populations of Potamogeton polygonifolius, a rare and endangered species in Central Europe.
Holmgren (1962) collected six submerged vascular species, Potamogeton alpinus, Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogeton pectinatus, Zannichellia palustris, Ranunculus gmelinii, and Nasturtium officinale, as well as the macro-algae Cladophora and Chara.
1 Undetermined nutshell fragments 8 Paddy field and wetland weeds Potamogeton sp.
Using of Natural products and Biological Features for Potamogeton Species Taxonomy Growing in the Tigris River within Mosul City.
The use by red imported fire ants, Solenopsis Invicta (Hymenopgefa: Formicidae), of Potamogeton Nodosus (Potamogetonaceae) leaves as platforms into the littoral zone in Texas, U.
X POTAMOGETONACEAE (Pondweed Family) Potamogeton diversifolius Raf.
One of the ephemeral ponds has abundant Potamogeton diversifolius, and is lined by Trachelospemum difforme.
Conventional and isotopic determinations of shorebird diets at an inland stopover: the importance of invertebrates and Potamogeton pectinatus tubers.