Alternanthera philoxeroides


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Noun1.Alternanthera philoxeroides - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowersAlternanthera philoxeroides - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses
Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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For example mowing is shown to increase vegetative spread in Alternanthera philoxeroides (Jia et al.
Alternanthera philoxeroides has been reported to clean up lead and mercury from soils [4,12].
Cattail Pistia stratiotes Water lettuce Thalia geniculata Bent alligator flag Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligatorweed Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Saururus cernuus Lizard's tail Semiaquatic or aquatic plants Colocasia esculenta Wild taro Typha sp.
Por otra parte, en los ecosistemas acuaticos lenticos (lagos, lagunas, esteros, pantanos, presas) se registra la mayor riqueza (222 especies); los ambientes loticos (arroyos, rios) tienen un menor numero de especies (134), de las cuales 18 se localizan estrictamente en cuerpos de agua corriente, como son las nueve de la familia Podostemaceae, ademas de Alternanthera philoxeroides, Erigeron heteromorphus, Justicia americana, Lobelia purpusii, Ludwigia repens, Myriophyllum sibiricum, Nuphar advena, Sparganium americanum y Taxodium mucronatum.
A comunidade infestante foi constituida de: Aeschynomene dendiculata Rudd (angiquinho), Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.
Evaluation of Chikusetsusaponin IVa isolated from Alternanthera philoxeroides for its potency against viral replication.
The eight plant species were Alternanthera philoxeroides, Aponogeton echinatus, Colocasia esculenta, Pithecollobium dulce, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Musa balbisiana, Nelumbo nucifera, and Nymphaea pubescens.
Alternanthera philoxeroides, conhecida popularmente como bredo-d'agua ou erva-de-jacare (alligator weed), e uma especie nativa da America do Sul que apresenta em seus extratos flavonoides glicosilados, saponinas e betalainas.