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Noun1.Limnobium - American frogbit
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit family, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae - simple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants; widely distributed
American frogbit, Limnodium spongia - American plant with roundish heart-shaped or kidney-shaped leaves; usually rooted in muddy bottoms of ponds and ditches
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Limnobium laevigatum, or Amazon Frogbit as it is known, was first recorded in Zimbabwe in 2005 by Professor Brian Marshall of the University of Zimbabwe (UZ).
x x x x Pistia stratiotes x x x x x x Limnobium laevigatum x x x Salvinia minima x x x x Azzola fliculoides x x Phyllanthus fluitans Eichhornia crassipes x x x Ceratopteris pteridoides x Ludwigia helmintorrhiza x Amphibious Ipomoe sp.
Tambien, la composicion floristica particular del area del meandro da muestras de una alta degradacion por la presencia y abundancia de especies como Eichhornia crassipes, Cucurbita pepo, limnobium laevigatum y Bidens laevis.
(7%), with the remainder represented by Limnobium sp., Azzolla sp., Pistia sp., Ludwigia sp., Paspalum repens, and Hydrocotyle ranunculoides.
The most frequent macrophyte species were: Limnobium laevigatum, Ludwigia peploides, Luziola peruviana, Salvinia herzogii and Salvinia minima, which were found in all irrigated channels and all phases of cultivation cycle.
(water meal), Azolla caroliniana (eastern mosquito fern), Limnobium spongia (frog's bit), and Hydrocotyle ranunculoides (floating pennywort).
Siete especies fueron nuevos reportes para el area de estudio; cinco fueron encontradas en los canales, sumergidas o en los bordes: Plantago major, Rumex obtusifolius, Limnobium laevigatum, Elodea potamogeton, Colocasia esculenta, Alternanthera haliimifolia, Alternanthera pubiflora.