Aldrovanda vesiculosa


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Noun1.Aldrovanda vesiculosa - 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 fleasAldrovanda vesiculosa - 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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Aquatic Connections--The animal-eating plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa, a native to many Old World countries, has been found in waters in the northeastern U.
Photosynthetic characteristics of the aquatic carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa.
Humic acids were found to be essential for normal growth and development in Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Ashida, 1937; Kaminski, 1987b) and Utricularia vulgaris (Kosiba, 1992b) but facultative in other species (Pringsheim & Pringsheim, 1967; see Luttge, 1983).