Definition of Aquatic plant

1. Noun. 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.




Medical Definition of Aquatic plant

1. Plants that must grow in water whether rooted in the mud or floating without anchorage, plants that must complete part or all of their life cycle in or near the water. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquatic Plant

aquarius
aquas
aquascape
aquascapes
aquaspinning
aquastat
aquastats
aquated
aquathlon
aquathlons
aquatic
aquatic bird
aquatic centre
aquatic fern
aquatic mammal
aquatic plant (current term)
aquatic root
aquatic vertebrate
aquatic warbler
aquatic warblers
aquatical
aquatically
aquatick
aquatics
aquatile
aquatint
aquatinta
aquatinted
aquatinter
aquatinters

Literary usage of Aquatic plant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"This represents the first step towards the transformation of a terrestrial plant into an aquatic plant. FIG. 29. Cardamine pratensis. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"(A winter bud of another aquatic plant is figured under Elodea, p. ... An aquatic plant with fl.- shoots twining above the water : Ivs. (often disappeared ..."

3. The Origin of Plant Structures by Self-adaptation to the Environment by George Henslow (1895)
"In the case of the aquatic plant the fibro-vascular cords were separated into ... The cortical lacunae also were smaller than in the aquatic plant, ..."

4. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"aquatic plant SOCIETIES. I. General Considerations. ... A typical aquatic plant has at best only a slight development of mechanical tissue; it is supported ..."

5. Histology of Medicinal Plants by William Mansfield (1916)
"aquatic plant PARENCHYMA The parenchyma of aquatic plants (Plate 59) has large intercellular spaces formed by the chains of cells. ..."

6. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"aquatic plant SOCIETIES. I. General Considerations. ... A typical aquatic plant has at best only a slight development of mechanical tissue; it is supported ..."

7. Quality of Our Nations Waters: Nutrients and Pesticidesby Gregory J. Fuhrer by Gregory J. Fuhrer (2000)
"A strategy, spearheaded by the USEPA in collaboration with other Federal and State agencies, is underway to evaluate excessive aquatic plant growth, ..."

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