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ca·bom·ba

 (kə-bŏm′bə)
n.

[New Latin Cabomba, genus name (created in 1775 by French botanist Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet (1720-1778) in the first scientific description of C. aquatica), perhaps from an indigenous term in French Guiana.]

cabomba

(kəˈbɒmbə)
n
(Plants) any of several aquatic plants of the genus Cabomba of the family Cabombaceae, having both submerged and floating leaves
[New Latin, from Spanish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cabomba - alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
Cabomba caroliniana, fanwort, water-shield - common aquatic plant of eastern North America having floating and submerged leaves and white yellow-spotted flowers
Translations
kabomba
kabombajurt
kabomba

cabomba

(kəˈbəmbə) noun
an aquatic plant with feathery leaves.
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The lake consists of some open water but the rest is made up of a mix of water lilies and dollar bonnets on the surface and submerged plants such as purple cabomba below.
Eicchornia crassipes,Pistia stratiotes and Salvinia spp) are most common in several Neotropical man-made-lakes, but submersed and emergent species also occur frequently, for instance: Egeria najas,Egeria densa, Utricularia ssp, Cabomba furcata, Najas sp, Eichhornia azurea, Eleocharis ssp, Ludwigia spp, Oxycaryum cubense, Echinochloa polystachya and Typha domingensis (Vilarrubia and Cova, 1993; Bini et al.
The 2016 management and mitigation of invasive weeds has received a boost in this years budget with more than $1million set aside to tackle gamba grass and Cabomba.
An ontogenetic study of pollen and anthers of Cabomba caroliniana (Cabombaceae; Taylor et al.
Entre las especies que registran su distribucion mas septentrional en nuestro pais estan Cabomba palaeformis, Crinum erubescens, Echinodorus andrieuxii, Eichhornia heterosperma, Eleocharis mutata, Heteranthera oblongifolia, Hydrocleys parviflora, Nymphaea amazonum y Pontederia rotundifolia.
6 million for the Salvinia infestation in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River in 2004 (Gorham 2008) and $140 000 per annum for Cabomba caroliniana Fanwort in Lake Macdonald in the Noosa biosphere in Queensland (Moran 2009).
In other parts of the country, this happens with a weed called cabomba, which also stays alive late in summer.
The dominant submerged aquatic macrophyte was Cabomba caroliniana (Carolina fanwort).
Azolla filiculoides, Cabomba caroliniana, Eichhornia crassipes, Pistia stratiotes, and Saluinia molesta), humid terrestrial weeds (Ageratina adenophora, Chromolaena odorata, Clidemia hirta, Coccinia grandis, Cyperus rotundus, Ipomea carnea, Lantana camara, Mikania micrantha, Mimosa spp.
Cabomba originated in South America but was introduced throughout the world as an aquarium plant, and is now an invasive weed.