Definition of Spirodela

1. Noun. Minute aquatic herbs floating on the water surface consisting of a shiny leaflike frond and 2-21 roots.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirodela

Spiranthes cernua
Spiranthes porrifolia
Spiranthes romanzoffiana
Spiranthes spiralis
Spirillum minus
Spirit of God
Spiritual Jewel
Spirocerca lupi
Spirochaeta obermeieri
Spirochaeta plicatilis
Spirodela polyrrhiza
Spirometra mansoni
Spirometra mansonoides
Spirula peronii
Spitz nevus
Spitzer's theory

Literary usage of Spirodela

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1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"spirodela. 1. LEMMA* L. DUCKWEED Flowers produced from a cleft in the margin of the thallus, usually three together surrounded by a spathe; ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"spirodela Schleid. Linnaea 13: 391. 1839. Two American species and S. ... The following is the type of the genus. 1. spirodela. 2. Lemna. 3. Wolffia. 4. ..."

3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"... with no vessels, or with rudimentary tracheae, transient in the pistil, sometimes apparent throughout the tissue of the plant (spirodela); lower surface ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"1259. Duckweeds are small floating plants, without any distinct stems, a whole Natural size. A. Veins 7-11: roots several. polyrhiza, Linn. (spirodela ..."

5. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"spirodela. Koot solitary. . 2. ... spirodela POLYRHIZA (L.) Schleid. M. p. 232. Ponds and pools. Summer. 2. LEMNA L. DUCK-WEED. ..."

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