aquatic fern

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Noun1.aquatic fern - ferns that grow in wateraquatic fern - ferns that grow in water    
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
clover fern, pepperwort - any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets
pillwort, Pilularia globulifera - European water fern found around margins of bodies of water or in wet acid soil having small globose sporocarps
regnellidium, Regnellidium diphyllum - small latex-containing aquatic fern of southern Brazil
Azolla caroliniana, Carolina pond fern, mosquito fern, floating fern - small free-floating aquatic fern from the eastern United States to tropical America; naturalized in western and southern Europe
Ceratopteris pteridioides, water sprite, floating fern - aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
Ceratopteris thalictroides, floating fern - pantropical aquatic fern
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Azolla is a small free floating aquatic fern belong to Phylum-Pteridophyta, Class Polypodiopsida, Order Salviniales, Family Azollaceae with a monotypic genus (Wagnar, 1997).
Pryer launched a six-week campaign last month to raise $15,000 to decipher the DNA of a fast-growing aquatic fern called azolla.
The use of Azolla, an aquatic fern with high growth rate and productivity, seems to be very promising to improve treated urban wastewater quality.
Cultivating azolla, an aquatic fern, which when added to cow fodder increases milk yields and using worms to make compost to fertilize crops, are a huge hit.
This tiny aquatic fern is native to a large area of the tropics, subtropics, and warm temperate regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia (Sweet & Hills 1971; PIER 2007).
Aquatic fern extracts lock in moisture to keep you feeling soft and dewy all day long.
AzOLLA {ah-ZOH-la} Lamarck 1783 * Mosquito Ferns * [Greek azo, to dry, and ollyo, to kill; alluding to the possibility of drought killing this aquatic fern.
Discounting the tree variety and the tiny aquatic fern sold as fairy moss for ponds, garden ferns vary from about a foot or so high to giants, which have fronds reaching about 5ft.

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