Definition of Hydrophyte

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.




Definition of Hydrophyte

1. n. An aquatic plant; an alga.

Definition of Hydrophyte

1. Noun. A plant that lives in or requires an abundance of water. ¹

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Definition of Hydrophyte

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Hydrophyte

1. A plant which can grow only in very wet soil, or which grows with its leaves partly or completely underwater. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrophyte

hydrophobization
hydrophobized
hydrophobous
hydrophoby
hydrophone
hydrophones
hydrophora
hydrophore
hydrophores
hydrophorograph
hydrophosphination
hydrophosphinations
hydrophthalmia
hydrophthalmos
hydrophyllium
hydrophyte (current term)
hydrophytes
hydrophytic
hydrophytic plant
hydrophytic vegetation
hydrophytology
hydropic
hydropic degeneration
hydropical
hydropically
hydropillar
hydropillars
hydropiper
hydropipers
hydroplane

Literary usage of Hydrophyte

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1. Plant Studies: An Elementary Botany by John Merle Coulter (1900)
"It is a well-known fact that hydrophytes are among the most cosmopolitan of plants, and hydrophyte societies in one part of the world look very much like ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The purely morphological aspects are treated under ANATOMY (qv). Anatomical matter is also presented in connection with the topics hydrophyte: ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1919)
"Ranunculus sceleratus, which is a typical hydrophyte, loses only eight to ... this evidence is that Equisetum fluviatile is unquestionably a hydrophyte. ..."

4. A Practical Course in Botany: With Especial Reference to Its Bearings on by Eliza Frances Andrews (1911)
"... made of at least one typical hydrophyte, halophyte, and xerophyte plant. Some good examples arc: (1) hydrophyte : pondweed, waterlily, pipewort (Erio- ..."

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