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