waterwheel plant


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Related to waterwheel plant: Venus flytrap, Aldrovanda vesiculosa
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Noun1.waterwheel plant - floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleaswaterwheel plant - floating aquatic carnivorous perennial of central and southern Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia having whorls of 6 to 9 leaves ending in hinged lobes for capturing e.g. water fleas
carnivorous plant - plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
Aldrovanda, genus Aldrovanda - one species: waterwheel plant
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the fen orchid (Liparis loeselii), yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) and waterwheel plant (Aldrovanda vesiculosa).
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