Potamogeton


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potamogeton

(ˌpɒtəməʊˈɡiːtɒn)
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(Plants) a plant of the Potamogeton genus of perennial aquatic plants, known also as pondweed
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Noun1.potamogeton - a large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regionsPotamogeton - a large genus of aquatic herbs found in quiet waters in temperate regions; leaves usually float on the water
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed family, Potamogetonaceae - plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae
curled leaf pondweed, curly pondweed, Potamogeton crispus - European herb naturalized in the eastern United States and California
Potamogeton gramineous, variously-leaved pondweed - of Europe (except the Mediterranean area) and the northern United States
loddon pondweed, Potamogeton americanus, Potamogeton nodosus - pondweed with floating leaves; of northern United States and Europe
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I have stated that fresh-water fish eat some kinds of seeds, though they reject many other kinds after having swallowed them; even small fish swallow seeds of moderate size, as of the yellow water-lily and Potamogeton. Herons and other birds, century after century, have gone on daily devouring fish; they then take flight and go to other waters, or are blown across the sea; and we have seen that seeds retain their power of germination, when rejected in pellets or in excrement, many hours afterwards.
Mowing of curly pondweed (potamogeton crispsus) in the rusalka lake as part of the task reclamation, improvement and stabilization of quality from lakes strzeszynski and rusalka.
The sharp-leaved pondweed (Potamogeton acutifolius) is typically found in mesotrophic to mid-eutrophic lentic habitats along lowland rivers (e.g.
Por otro lado, especies como Mimulus glabratus, Lemna minutay Elodea potamogeton caracteristicos de ambientes humedos y poco comunes en areas de rodales, fueron encontradas en el rodal de Huajlasana en epocas de lluvias.
Pardirallus maculatus se alimenta de caracoles, insectos, lombrices, peces, anfibios (Birkenholz & Jenni, 1964; Scott et al, 1985; Del Barco & Beltzer, 2002; Lucero, 2012) y solo una planta se ha reportado como parte de su dieta, la herbacea acuatica Potamogeton epihydrus Raf.
The main submerged plants Potamogeton perfoliatus L., Potamogeton pectinatus L., Potamogeton lucens L., and Myriophyllum spicatum L.
Many plant species exist widely, including natives like bulrushes, species of lily pads, coontail, varieties of pondweed (Potamogeton), and introduced plants like Eurasian milfoil, hydrilla, and curlyleaf pondweed.
Common name Scientific Name PROHIBITED PLANTS Fanwort Cabomba caroliniana Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa Hydrilla/water thyme Hydrilla verticillata Parrot feather Myriophyllum aquaticum Eurasian water milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum Curly leaf pond weed Potamogeton crispus PROHIBITED ANIMALS Northern snakehead Channa argus Bullseye snakehead Channa marulius Giant snakehead Channa micropeltes Walking catfish Clarias batrachus Oriental weatherfish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus REGULATED ANIMALS Goldfish Carassius auratus Common lionfish Pterois miles Red lionfish Pterois volitans
Other floating leaved species included Brasenia schreberi, Potamogeton amplifolius, P.
Older synonyms are Potamogeton filifolius (Philippi, 1860), Ruppia andina (Philippi, 1896 in Skottsberg, 1916) and Ruppia obtusa (Hagstrom, 1911).