Isoetes


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isoetes

(aɪˈsəʊəˌtiːz)
n
(Plants) any aquatic tracheophyte plant of the genus Isoetes; quillwort
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Noun1.isoetes - type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order IsoetalesIsoetes - type and genus of the Isoetaceae and sole extant genus of the order Isoetales
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Isoetaceae, Isoetaceae, quillwort family - quillworts; coextensive with the genus Isoetes
quillwort - any of several spore-bearing aquatic or marsh plants having short rhizomes and leaves resembling quills; worldwide except Polynesia
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477) sampled in 1977, in 25 cm deep water near the North shore of the lake, revealed a mass presence of submerged Isoetes karstenii A.Braun (cover 75%) and Herbertus obtusifolius (cover 35%).
Los lagos se encuentran altitudinalmente entre 3 200 y 3 600 msnm; en su zona litoral se observan rocas, raices de plantas terrestres, detritos, sedimento y plantas acuaticas principalmente de los generos Myriophyllum, Potamogeton, Elatine, Isoetes y Sphagnum.
Las turberas de paramo suelen estar rodeadas por plantas que forman almohadillas de los generos Planta go, Oreo bolus y Azorella y de plantas semilacuaticas como Isoetes. Todas ellas pueden soportar las condiciones ambientales imperantes que ya describimos: poco oxigeno y nutrientes, mucho frio, agua y acidez creadas en gran parte por la presencia del musgo Sphagnum.
The spores of Pteridophyta, Isoetes and Sphagnum were counted and quantified as percentages based on the pollen sum.
(2005) for conflicting data on Isoetes. The majority of pteridophytes are shown to have an amoeboid tapetum (Parkinson & Pacini, 1995), however, many homosporous ferns have globular bodies in their sporangial locules that were considered to be homologous to orbicules in spermatophytes (Lugardon, 1981).
Adamec, "The incidence of arbuscular mycorrhiza in two submerged Isoetes species," Aquatic Botany, vol.
Constant species: Isoetes echinospora, Potamogeton perfoliatus, Subularia aquatica.
Por otra parte, algunas especies que restringen su area a zonas de alta montana, como Callitriche heterophylla, Isoetes mexicana, Jaegeria glabra, Ranunculus hydrocharoides y R.
Isoetes melanopoda, Croomia pauciflora, Brickellia cordifolia, and Stewartia malacodendron were not re-located.
In the latter case, for example, no species of Isoetes were reported for Mississippi in 1969, and today three are recognized, with the potential of several more.