Definition of Hydrilla verticillata

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrilla Verticillata

Hydnaceae
Hydnocarpus
Hydnocarpus kurzii
Hydnocarpus laurifolia
Hydnocarpus wightiana
Hydnoraceae
Hydnum
Hydra
Hydrangea anomala
Hydrangea arborescens
Hydrangea macrophylla hortensis
Hydrangea paniculata
Hydrangea petiolaris
Hydrangeaceae
Hydrastis Canadensis
Hydrilla verticillata (current term)
HydroDIURIL
Hydrobates
Hydrobates pelagicus
Hydrobatidae
Hydrocharidaceae
Hydrocharis
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Hydrocharitaceae
Hydrochoeridae
Hydrochoerus
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Hydrocortone
Hydrodamalis
Hydrodamalis gigas

Literary usage of Hydrilla verticillata

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1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1857)
"I had early in this year suggested to Herr Sanio that Hydrilla verticillata might occur in the lakes of Eastern Prussia, the plant having a decidedly ..."

2. Japan: Travels and Researches Undertaken at the Cost of the Prussian Government by Johann Justus Rein (1884)
"... Hydrilla verticillata Casp., Vallisneria spiralis L., Hydrocharis asiatica Miq., Alpinia japonica Miq., Cyperus complanatus Presl. and other species, ..."

3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1907)
"... now Hydrilla verticillata, and characterized the plant as being dioecious with 4-merous staminate flowers. Pursh, in his Flora, retains the plant in ..."

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