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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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).
Ion uptake by Aldrovanda vesiculosa shoots was studied in 6-8-hour experiments (Adamec, unpubl.
Table VIII Effect of zooplankton feeding, addition of Carex rhizomes, or a combination of the two on the growth of Aldrovanda vesiculosa in a greenhouse.