Definition of Hydrilla

1. Noun. Submersed plant with whorled lanceolate leaves and solitary axillary flowers; Old World plant naturalized in southern United States and clogging Florida's waterways.

Exact synonyms: Hydrilla Verticillata
Group relationships: Genus Hydrilla
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant



Definition of Hydrilla

1. Noun. An aquatic plant, ''Hydrilla verticillata'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hydrilla

1. an aquatic Asian plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrilla

hydric
hydric acid
hydric soil
hydricity
hydrid
hydride
hydride ion
hydrides
hydridic
hydriding
hydridized
hydrido
hydrido complex
hydrids
hydriform
hydrilla (current term)
hydrillas
hydrina
hydrindantin
hydrino
hydrinos
hydriodate
hydriodic
hydriodic acid
hydriodide
hydriodides
hydrium
hydro
hydro-
hydro-ecology

Literary usage of Hydrilla

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1. Florida Assessment of Coastal Trends (1997)by Gilbert T. Bergquist by Gilbert T. Bergquist (1999)
"hydrilla (hydrilla verticillata) was brought into the United States from Sri Lanka ... hydrilla provided the aquarium industry with a plant that could grow ..."

2. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1856)
"Wings moderately broad. Fore wings straight in front, slightly angular at the tips, hardly oblique along the exterior border. 1. hydrilla ..."

3. HIV/Aids Policy in Hawaii by James Lumeng (1992)
"hydrilla (hydrilla verticillata) hydrilla is probably the most problematic aquatic plant ... hydrilla has a growing habit similar to Eurasian water milfoil, ..."

4. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"STAMENS inserted at the bottom of the perianth, 3 opposite to the sepals (hydrilla, Vallisneria), or G-9-12, several-seriate, some often imperfect; ..."

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