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tape grass

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tape grass

n
(Plants) any of several submerged freshwater plants of the genus Vallisneria, esp V. spiralis, of warm temperate regions, having ribbon-like leaves: family Hydrocharitaceae
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Noun1.tape grass - submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leavestape grass - submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia
genus Vallisneria, Vallisneria - eelgrass; eel grass
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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