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Related to Aldrovanda: Drosera aldrovanda
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Noun1.Aldrovanda - one species: waterwheel plant
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Droseraceae, family Droseraceae, sundew family - a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
Aldrovanda vesiculosa, 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 fleas
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Aquatic Connections--The animal-eating plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa, a native to many Old World countries, has been found in waters in the northeastern U.S.
the fen orchid (Liparis loeselii), yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) and waterwheel plant (Aldrovanda vesiculosa).
Algunos estudios mostraron que las altas concentraciones CO2 en el agua generaron condiciones que permitian un rapido crecimiento de Aldrovanda visiculosa (Droseraceae; Adamec 1997).
Photosynthetic characteristics of the aquatic carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa.
Adamec (1996) found that the growth of Aldrovanda vesiculosa L.
Photosynthetic characteristic of the aquatic carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa.
Aldrovanda L., 1753.--Validated by a description in
The surprisingly high P content in Aldrovanda could be caused by prey left in its traps.