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helophyte

(ˈhɛləfaɪt)
n
(Botany) any perennial marsh plant that bears its overwintering buds in the mud below the surface
[C20: from Modern Greek helos marsh + -phyte]
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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the region revealed that the city government of Davao will soon adopt vertical helophyte technology to help filter wastewater coming from establishments.
The project aims to use vertical helophyte plants to help filter the polluted waters.
Stengel, "Phytoremediation of selenium by two helophyte species in subsurface flow constructed wetland", Chemosphere, 2003; 50(8): pp.
C Geophyte 1C castellanum Adenocarpus argyrophyllus C Microphanerophyte 1C Adenocarpus telonensis S Nanophanerophyte 2 Allium schmitzii NS Helophyte 2 Allium victorialis N Geophyte 1C Anarrhinum duriminium N Chamaephyte 2 Anarrhinum N Hemicriptophyte 1A longipedicellatum Anthemis alpestris N Chamaephyte 1C Antirrhinum cirrhigerum S Chamaephyte 2 Antirrhinum linkianum NS Chamaephyte 2 Anthyllis vulneraria N Chamaephyte 1A subsp.
'To efficiently treat wastewater, a helophyte filter will be used, which is composed of a sand filter planted with common reeds.
The other invention that President Duterte expressed interest is the vertical helophyte filter which was developed by DOST-Davao.
DAVAO CITY -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 11 will help the city government in constructing a vertical helophyte filter system (VHFS), a technology that treats waste water at the city-run Ma-a Slaughterhouse this year.
ex Steud., the floating-leaved Nuphar lutea (L.), and the helophyte Sparganium emersum Rehm.