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Aquatic plant

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Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater). [1]

71 relations: Acarbose, Acorus, Aerenchyma, Algae, Alpha-glucosidase, Aquatic animal, Aquatic Botany, Aquatic plant, Bud, Butomus, Carex, Centella asiatica, Ceratophyllum submersum, Cyperus papyrus, Dicotyledon, Eichhornia crassipes, Eleocharis dulcis, Equisetum fluviatile, Fern, Fish, Flowering plant, Fresh water, Glyceria maxima, Herbicide, Hippuris vulgaris, Insect, Invertebrate, Ipomoea aquatica, Iris pseudacorus, Isoetid, Lemnoideae, Lipoxygenase, Lysichiton americanus, Lythrum salicaria, Marchantiales, Marsh, Missouri Botanical Garden, Monocotyledon, National Park Service, Nelumbo, Nelumbo nucifera, Nymphaeaceae, Nymphoides, Ocean, Oxygen, Photosynthesis, Phragmites, Pistia, Plant, Pleuston, ..., Sagittaria, Saline water, Salinity, Schoenoplectus, Seagrass, Seawater, Seaweed, Soil, Sparganium, Substrate (marine biology), Thalassia (plant), Turbidity, Typha, Vascular plant, Victoria amazonica, Water, Water caltrop, Watercress, Wetland, Wild rice, Zostera. Expand index (21 more) »


Acarbose (INN) is an anti-diabetic drug used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2 and, in some countries, prediabetes.

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Acorus is a genus of monocot flowering plants.

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Aerenchyma is a spongy tissue that forms spaces or air channels in the leaves, stems and roots of some plants, which allows exchange of gases between the shoot and the root.

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Algae (singular alga) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus polyphyletic.

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Alpha-glucosidase (maltase, glucoinvertase, glucosidosucrase, maltase-glucoamylase, alpha-glucopyranosidase, glucosidoinvertase, alpha-D-glucosidase, alpha-glucoside hydrolase, alpha-1,4-glucosidase, alpha-D-glucoside glucohydrolase) is a glucosidase located in the brush border of the small intestine that acts upon α(1→4) bonds.

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Aquatic animal

A aquatic animal is an animal, either vertebrate or invertebrate, which lives in the water for most or all of its lifetime.

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Aquatic Botany

Aquatic Botany ("An International Scientific Journal dealing with Applied and Fundamental Research on Submerged, Floating and Emergent Plants in Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems") is a peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to research on structure, function, dynamics, and classification of plant-dominated aquatic communities and ecosystems, as well as molecular, biochemical, and physiological aspects of aquatic plants.

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Aquatic plant

Aquatic plants are plants that have adapted to living in aquatic environments (saltwater or freshwater).

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In botany, a bud is an undeveloped or embryonic shoot and normally occurs in the axil of a leaf or at the tip of a stem.

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Butomus is the only known genus in the plant family Butomaceae, native to Europe and Asia.

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Carex is a vast genus of more than 2,000 species of grassy plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges (or seg, in older books).

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Centella asiatica

Centella asiatica, commonly known as centella, Brahmi, Asiatic pennywort or Gotu kola, is a herbaceous, frost-tender perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae.

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Ceratophyllum submersum

Ceratophyllum submersum, commonly known as the soft hornwort, is a species of Ceratophyllum.

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Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus papyrus (papyrus,papyrus sedge, paper reed, Indian matting plant, Nile grass) is a species of aquatic flowering plant belonging to the sedge family Cyperaceae.

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The dicotyledons, also known as dicots (or more rarely dicotyls), are one of the two groups into which all the flowering plants or angiosperms were formerly divided.

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Eichhornia crassipes

Eichhornia crassipes, commonly known as common water hyacinth, is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin, and is often a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

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Eleocharis dulcis

Eleocharis dulcis, the Chinese water chestnut or water chestnut, is a grass-like sedge native to Asia (China, Japan, India, Philippines, etc.), Australia, tropical Africa, and various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

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Equisetum fluviatile

Equisetum fluviatile, the water horsetail or swamp horsetail, is a vascular plant that commonly grows in dense colonies along freshwater shorelines or in shallow water in ponds, swamps, ditches, and other sluggish or still waters with mud bottoms.

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A fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers.

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Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Fresh water

Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water.

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Glyceria maxima

Glyceria maxima (Hartm.) Holmb.

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Herbicides, also commonly known as weedkillers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants.

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Hippuris vulgaris

Hippuris vulgaris (from Greek: ἵππος — horse and οὐρά — tail), known as mare's-tail or common mare's tail, is a common aquatic plant of Eurasia and North America ranging from Greenland to the Tibetan Plateau to Arizona.

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Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.

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Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column (commonly known as a backbone or spine), derived from the notochord.

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Ipomoea aquatica

Ipomoea aquatica is a semiaquatic, tropical plant grown as a vegetable for its tender shoots and leaves.

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Iris pseudacorus

Iris pseudacorus (yellow flag, yellow iris, water flag) is a species of flowering plant of the family Iridaceae.

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Isoetids are aquatic plants or wetland plants named for their superficial similarity to the quillworts, Isoetes.

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Duckweed, or water lens, are flowering aquatic plants which float on or just beneath the surface of still or slow-moving bodies of fresh water and wetlands.

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Lipoxygenases are a family of (non-heme), iron-containing enzymes most of which catalyze the dioxygenation of polyunsaturated fatty acids in lipids containing a cis,cis-1,4- pentadiene into cell signaling agents that serve diverse roles as autocrine signals that regulate the function of their parent cells, paracrine signals that regulate the function of nearby cells, and endocrine signals that regulate the function of distant cells.

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Lysichiton americanus

Lysichiton americanus, also called western skunk cabbage (USA), yellow skunk cabbage (UK), American skunk-cabbage (Britain and Ireland) or swamp lantern, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of the Pacific Northwest, where it is one of the few native species in the arum family.

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Lythrum salicaria

Lythrum salicaria (purple loosestrifeFlora of NW Europe) is a flowering plant belonging to the family Lythraceae.

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Marchantiales is an order of thallose liverworts that includes species like Marchantia polymorpha, a widespread plant often found beside rivers, and Lunularia cruciata, a common and often troublesome weed in moist, temperate gardens and greenhouses.

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A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.

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Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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Nelumbo is a genus of aquatic plants with large, showy flowers.

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Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, Egyptian bean or simply lotus, is one of two extant species of aquatic plant in the family Nelumbonaceae.

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Nymphaeaceae is a family of flowering plants, commonly called water lilies.

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Nymphoides, or floatingheart, is a genus of aquatic flowering plants in the family Menyanthaceae.

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An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities (energy transformation).

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Phragmites is a genus of four species of large perennial grasses found in wetlands throughout temperate and tropical regions of the world.

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Pistia is a genus of aquatic plant in the arum family, Araceae.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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The water strider, a common pleuston Pleuston are the organisms that live in the thin surface layer existing at the air-water interface of a body of water as their habitat.

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Sagittaria is a genus of about 30, Flora of North America species of aquatic plants whose members go by a variety of common names, including arrowhead, duck potato, katniss, Omodaka (沢瀉 in Japanese), swamp potato, tule potato, and wapato (or wapatoo).

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Saline water

Saline water (more commonly known as salt water) is water that contains a high concentration of dissolved salts (mainly NaCl).

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Salinity is the saltiness or amount of salt dissolved in a body of water (see also soil salinity).

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Schoenoplectus (club-rush, bulrush or tule) is a genus of plants in the sedges with a cosmopolitan distribution.

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Seagrasses are flowering plants (angiosperms) belonging to four families (Posidoniaceae, Zosteraceae, Hydrocharitaceae and Cymodoceaceae), all in the order Alismatales (in the class of monocotyledons), which grow in marine, fully saline environments.

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Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean.

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Seaweed or macroalgae refers to several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae.

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Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

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Sparganium (bur-reed) is a genus of flowering plants, described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.

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Substrate (marine biology)

Stream substrate (sediment) is the material that rests at the bottom of a stream.

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Thalassia (plant)

Thalassia is a marine seagrass genus comprising two known species.

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Turbidity is the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye, similar to smoke in air.

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Typha is a genus of about 30 species of monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Typhaceae.

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Vascular plant

Vascular plants (from Latin vasculum: duct), also known as tracheophytes (from the equivalent Greek term trachea) and also higher plants, form a large group of plants (c. 308,312 accepted known species) that are defined as those land plants that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant.

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Victoria amazonica

Victoria amazonica is a species of flowering plant, the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies.

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.

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Water caltrop

The water caltrop is any of three extant species of the genus Trapa: Trapa natans, Trapa bicornis and the endangered Trapa rossica.

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Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nasturtium officinale. This should not be confused with the profoundly different and unrelated group of plants with the common name of nasturtium, within the genus Tropaeolum.

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A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.

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Wild rice

Wild rice (Ojibwe: Manoomin, Sanskrit: 'नीवार', IAST:; also called Canada rice, Indian rice, and water oats) are four species of grasses forming the genus Zizania, and the grain that can be harvested from them.

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Zostera is a small genus of widely distributed seagrasses, commonly called marine eelgrass or simply eelgrass.

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