Definition of Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

1. Noun. European floating plant with roundish heart-shaped leaves and white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Frog's-bit, Frogbit
Group relationships: Genus Hydrocharis, Hydrocharis
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrocharis Morsus-ranae

Hydra
Hydrangea anomala
Hydrangea arborescens
Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis
Hydrangea paniculata
Hydrangea petiolaris
Hydrangeaceae
Hydrastis Canadensis
Hydrilla verticillata
HydroDIURIL
Hydrobates
Hydrobates pelagicus
Hydrobatidae
Hydrocharidaceae
Hydrocharis
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharitaceae
Hydrochoeridae
Hydrochoerus
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrocortone
Hydrodamalis
Hydrodamalis gigas
Hydromantes
Hydromantes brunus
Hydromantes shastae
Hydromyinae
Hydromys
Hydrophyidae
Hydrophyllaceae

Literary usage of Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"The roots of Lemna minor and L. trisulca, Azolla filiculoides and Hydrocharis Morsus-ranae, all swimming water-plants, show for example in a normally moist ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"The rest period of the buds of Hydrocharis Morsus- ranae could be shortened by wounding and lengthened by darkness. Hydrocharis formed buds the entire ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1901)
"hydrocharis morsus-ranae L. Frog-bit. Census 13—East 6, Centre 4, West 3. 9 Clare Ennis plentiful '85-6—Stewart 863. 15 Galw. SE. Portumna '98—P. 21 Dublin ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1916)
"... as it is shown by the formation of vacuoles in the protoplasm which is pressed out from a young root hair of Hydrocharis morsus- ranae when it ..."

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