Definition of Aldrovanda
1. Noun. One species: waterwheel plant.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Droseraceae, Family Droseraceae, Sundew Family
Member holonyms: Aldrovanda Vesiculosa, Waterwheel Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aldrovanda
Literary usage of Aldrovanda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Insectivorous Plants by Charles Darwin (1895)
"aldrovanda VESICULOSA. Captures crustaceans — Structure of the leaves in comparison with those of Dionica— Absorption by the glands, ..."
2. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... and points on the infolded margins — aldrovanda vesiculosa, var. australis — Captures prey — Absorption of animal matter — aldrovanda vesiculosa, ..."