Definition of Pontederia
1. Noun. Pickerelweed.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Pontederiaceae, Pickerelweed Family, Pontederiaceae
Member holonyms: Pickerel Weed, Pickerelweed, Pontederia Cordata, Wampee
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontederia
Literary usage of Pontederia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... of Oxalis and pontederia. In their manner of fertilisation these plants offer a more remarkable case than can be found in any other plant or ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"pontederia. Flowers regular; stamens 3; fruit a many-seeded capsule. 2. ... pontederia t,. Sp. Pl. 288. 1753. Leaves thick with many parallel veins, ..."
3. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"... of Oxalis and pontederia. In their manner of fertilisation these plants offer a more remarkable case than can be found in any other plant or animal. ..."