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(Plants) a flowering marsh plant of the genus Alsima, with round leaves
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Noun1.alisma - small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plantsAlisma - small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Alismataceae, family Alismataceae, water-plantain family - perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
Alisma plantago-aquatica, water plantain - marsh plant having clusters of small white or pinkish flowers and broad pointed or rounded leaves
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The idea is to purify the river's water to benefit other species such as salmon, otters and floating water-plantain.
Llyriad y dwr arnofiol (Luronium natans; Floating water-plantain) ydi hwn.
1 Llyn y Gadair lake, and Afon Gwyrfai river that flows out of it, is of great ecological value as it sustains a wide variety of plants and wildlife of national importance, such as the Arctic Char, and Floating water-plantain.