Hydrilla verticillata

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Noun1.Hydrilla verticillata - submersed plant with whorled lanceolate leaves and solitary axillary flowers; Old World plant naturalized in southern United States and clogging Florida's waterways
genus Hydrilla - one species
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Both plant species are often misidentified and sold by pet stores and online companies, often under the name "anacharis." Hydrilla verticillata was also dumped from an aquarium into Tinker Park Nature Center pond in Henrietta (Monroe County), and DEC is currently working to control this population and protect the waterbodies connected to the pond.
Hydrilla, Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle (Hydrocharitaceae), also commonly known as water thyme or Florida elodea, is an extremely successful macrophyte that has invaded several continents worldwide and is considered a nuisance species (Evans & Wilkie 2010).
Spatial and temporal occurrence of hypoxia influences fish habitat quality in dense Hydrilla verticillata. J.
Here we identify species-specific differences in the thermal optima of four submerged plants, Ceratophyllum demersum, Hydrilla verticillata, Myriophyllum spicatum, and Vallisneria neotropicalis.
It planted the Hydrilla verticillata, tape grass, and so forth.
The aquatic monocot Hydrilla verticillata is a C4 NADP-malic enzyme species in which a facultative C4 cycle coexists with the C3 cycle (Calvin cycle) in the same cell.
In 1980, the dominant submerged macrophytes were Potamogeton malaianus, Vallisneria spiralis, and Hydrilla verticillata; in 1996, the dominant submerged macrophytes were Potamogeton macckianus, Elodea nuttallii (exotic species), Vallisneria spiralis, and Hydrilla verticillata; in 2002, the dominant submerged macrophytes were Elodea nuttallii, Ceratophyllum demersum, and Potamogeton macckianus.
Aetokthonos hydrillicola has been identified in all reservoirs where AVM deaths have occurred and was identified growing abundantly on an exotic SAV hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) in Lake Tohopekaliga (Toho) in central Florida.
Salvinia joins the Southeast Asian hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) and South American hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), two well-established invasive plants in the waterways of Florida.
Growth of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle under controlled conditions.
Prominent aquatic vegetation of the study area includes lyngbye's sedge (Carex fedia) hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata) water lily (Nymphaea lotus) horned pond- weed (Zannichellia palustris) reed (Phragmites karka) Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) lesser Indian reed mace (Typha angustata) eel grass (Vallisneria spiralis) and muskgrass (Chara sp.).