Trapa bicornis


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Related to Trapa bicornis: Trapa natans
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Noun1.Trapa bicornis - water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongsTrapa bicornis - water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs
water chestnut, water chestnut plant, caltrop - a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits
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The dominant species were Nymphoides peltatum, Nymphoides indica, and Trapa bicornis.
Don't confuse rough, thin-skinned water chestnut corms with water caltrops (Trapa bicornis, ling gok in Chinese); the two are not related but both may be labeled water chestnuts.