Definition of Heteranthera
1. Noun. Mud plantains.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Pontederiaceae, Pickerelweed Family, Pontederiaceae
Member holonyms: Heteranthera Dubia, Mud Plantain, Water Star Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteranthera
Literary usage of Heteranthera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Missouri and Kansas to Mexico. July-Sept. 3. heteranthera ... Florida, Louisiana and throughout tropical America. July-Sept. •< 4. heteranthera ..."
2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"heteranthera R. & P. Leaves not differentiated into blade and petiole, linear: perianth yellow. i. H. dubia. Leaves differentiated into petiole and blade ..."
3. The Freshwater Aquarium and Its Inhabitants: Guide for the Amateur Aquarist by Otto Eggeling, Frederick Ehrenberg (1912)
"This heteranthera is found in shallow rivers, ditches and ponds, in the warmer parts of North America. Seagrass-leaved heteranthera ..."
4. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"Cleistogamy in heteranthera.—WYLIE" has discovered that heteranthera dubia is cleistogamous, and his investigation of the situation has led him to some ..."