Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Azolla

Index Azolla

Azolla (mosquito fern, duckweed fern, fairy moss, water fern) is a genus of seven species of aquatic ferns in the family Salviniaceae. [1]

94 relations: Allenby Formation, Anabaena, Antarctica, Aquatic plant, Archegonium, Arctic, Arctic Ocean, Asexual reproduction, Asia, Atmosphere, Azolla cristata, Azolla event, Azolla filiculoides, Azolla nilotica, Azolla pinnata, Azolla primaeva, Beta-Methylamino-L-alanine, Birbal Sahni, Bolivia, British Columbia, Carbon dioxide, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Chester A. Arnold, Chromium, Companion planting, Copper, David P. Penhallow, Düsseldorf, Edward W. Berry, Eleanor Mary Reid, Eocene, Esmeralda Formation, Eutrophication, Extinction, Fern, Food and Agriculture Organization, Fossil, Gametophyte, Genus, Georg Friedrich Kaulfuss, Georg Heinrich Mettenius, Glochidium, Green River Formation, Greenhouse and icehouse Earth, Greenhouse effect, Holocene, Holotype, Ice sheet, India, International Plant Names Index, ..., Isle of Wight, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Joseph Decaisne, Lead, Lemnoideae, London Clay, Maastrichtian, Marjorie Elizabeth Jane Chandler, Megaspore, Microsporangia, Missouri Botanical Garden, Mosquito, Moss, Mulch, Nevada, Nickel, Nitrogen, Nitrogen fixation, North Pole, Nutrient, Oligocene, Ornamental plant, Paleocene, Paleoclimatology, Phosphorus, Pliocene, Polyunsaturated fat, Rice, Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773), Salviniaceae, Sporangium, Spore, Sporocarp (ferns), St. Louis, Symbiosis, Tasmania, University of Düsseldorf, Utrecht University, Vivi Vajda, Water, Weed, Wyoming, Zinc, 3-Deoxyanthocyanidin. Expand index (44 more) »

Allenby Formation

The Allenby formation is a sedimentary rock formation deposited during the early to early Middle Eocene.

New!!: Azolla and Allenby Formation · See more »

Anabaena

Anabaena is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria that exist as plankton.

New!!: Azolla and Anabaena · See more »

Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.

New!!: Azolla and Antarctica · See more »

Aquatic plant

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

New!!: Azolla and Aquatic plant · See more »

Archegonium

An archegonium (pl: archegonia), from the ancient Greek ἀρχή ("beginning") and γόνος ("offspring"), is a multicellular structure or organ of the gametophyte phase of certain plants, producing and containing the ovum or female gamete.

New!!: Azolla and Archegonium · See more »

Arctic

The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.

New!!: Azolla and Arctic · See more »

Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans.

New!!: Azolla and Arctic Ocean · See more »

Asexual reproduction

Asexual reproduction is a type of reproduction by which offspring arise from a single organism, and inherit the genes of that parent only; it does not involve the fusion of gametes, and almost never changes the number of chromosomes.

New!!: Azolla and Asexual reproduction · See more »

Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

New!!: Azolla and Asia · See more »

Atmosphere

An atmosphere is a layer or a set of layers of gases surrounding a planet or other material body, that is held in place by the gravity of that body.

New!!: Azolla and Atmosphere · See more »

Azolla cristata

Azolla cristata, the Carolina mosquitofern, Carolina azolla, or water velvet, is a species of Azolla native to the Americas, in eastern North America from southern Ontario southward, and from the east coast west to Wisconsin and Texas, and in the Caribbean, and in Central and South America from southeastern Mexico (Chiapas) south to northern Argentina and Uruguay.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla cristata · See more »

Azolla event

The Azolla event occurred in the middle Eocene epoch, around, when blooms of the freshwater fern Azolla are thought to have happened in the Arctic Ocean.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla event · See more »

Azolla filiculoides

Azolla filiculoides (water fern) is a species of Azolla, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Americas as well as most of the old world including Asia and Australia.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla filiculoides · See more »

Azolla nilotica

Azolla nilotica is a medium sized floating fern, that naturally occurs in the Nile and in eastern and central Africa.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla nilotica · See more »

Azolla pinnata

Azolla pinnata is a species of fern known by several common names, including mosquitofern, feathered mosquitofern and water velvet.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla pinnata · See more »

Azolla primaeva

Azolla primaeva is an extinct species of "water fern" in the Azollaceae family known from Eocene fossils from the Ypresian stage, found in southern British Columbia.

New!!: Azolla and Azolla primaeva · See more »

Beta-Methylamino-L-alanine

β-Methylamino-L-alanine, or BMAA, is a non-proteinogenic amino acid produced by cyanobacteria.

New!!: Azolla and Beta-Methylamino-L-alanine · See more »

Birbal Sahni

Birbal Sahni FRS (14 November 1891 – 10 April 1949) was an Indian paleobotanist who studied the fossils of the Indian subcontinent.

New!!: Azolla and Birbal Sahni · See more »

Bolivia

Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.

New!!: Azolla and Bolivia · See more »

British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

New!!: Azolla and British Columbia · See more »

Carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide (chemical formula) is a colorless gas with a density about 60% higher than that of dry air.

New!!: Azolla and Carbon dioxide · See more »

Carl Ludwig Willdenow

Carl Ludwig Willdenow (22 August 1765 – 10 July 1812) was a German botanist, pharmacist, and plant taxonomist.

New!!: Azolla and Carl Ludwig Willdenow · See more »

Chester A. Arnold

Chester Arthur Arnold was an American paleobotanist, born June 25, 1901 in Leeton, Missouri and died on 19 November 1977.

New!!: Azolla and Chester A. Arnold · See more »

Chromium

Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.

New!!: Azolla and Chromium · See more »

Companion planting

Companion planting in gardening and agriculture is the planting of different crops in proximity for any of a number of different reasons, including pest control, pollination, providing habitat for beneficial creatures, maximizing use of space, and to otherwise increase crop productivity.

New!!: Azolla and Companion planting · See more »

Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

New!!: Azolla and Copper · See more »

David P. Penhallow

David Pearce Penhallow (25 May 1854 – 20 October 1910) was a Canadian-American botanist, paleobotanist and educator.

New!!: Azolla and David P. Penhallow · See more »

Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

New!!: Azolla and Düsseldorf · See more »

Edward W. Berry

Edward Wilber Berry (February 10, 1875 – September 20, 1945) was an American paleontologist and botanist; the principal focus of his research was paleobotany.

New!!: Azolla and Edward W. Berry · See more »

Eleanor Mary Reid

Eleanor Mary Reid (born Eleanor Mary Wynne Edwards) (1860–1953) was a British palaeobotanist.

New!!: Azolla and Eleanor Mary Reid · See more »

Eocene

The Eocene Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.

New!!: Azolla and Eocene · See more »

Esmeralda Formation

The Esmeralda Formation is a geologic formation in Nevada.

New!!: Azolla and Esmeralda Formation · See more »

Eutrophication

Eutrophication (from Greek eutrophos, "well-nourished"), or hypertrophication, is when a body of water becomes overly enriched with minerals and nutrients that induce excessive growth of plants and algae.

New!!: Azolla and Eutrophication · See more »

Extinction

In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.

New!!: Azolla and Extinction · See more »

Fern

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

New!!: Azolla and Fern · See more »

Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

New!!: Azolla and Food and Agriculture Organization · See more »

Fossil

A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.

New!!: Azolla and Fossil · See more »

Gametophyte

A gametophyte is one of the two alternating phases in the life cycle of plants and algae.

New!!: Azolla and Gametophyte · See more »

Genus

A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

New!!: Azolla and Genus · See more »

Georg Friedrich Kaulfuss

Georg Friedrich Kaulfuss (8 April 1786 – 9 December 1830) was a professor at Halle.

New!!: Azolla and Georg Friedrich Kaulfuss · See more »

Georg Heinrich Mettenius

Georg Heinrich Mettenius (24 November 1823 – 18 August 1866) was a German botanist born in Frankfurt am Main.

New!!: Azolla and Georg Heinrich Mettenius · See more »

Glochidium

The glochidium (plural glochidia) is a microscopic larval stage of some freshwater mussels, aquatic bivalve mollusks in the families Unionidae and Margaritiferidae, the river mussels and European freshwater pearl mussels.

New!!: Azolla and Glochidium · See more »

Green River Formation

The Green River Formation is an Eocene geologic formation that records the sedimentation in a group of intermountain lakes in three basins along the present-day Green River in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

New!!: Azolla and Green River Formation · See more »

Greenhouse and icehouse Earth

Throughout the Phanerozoic history of the Earth, the planet's climate has been fluctuating between two dominant climate states: the greenhouse Earth and the icehouse Earth.

New!!: Azolla and Greenhouse and icehouse Earth · See more »

Greenhouse effect

The greenhouse effect is the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere warms the planet's surface to a temperature above what it would be without its atmosphere.

New!!: Azolla and Greenhouse effect · See more »

Holocene

The Holocene is the current geological epoch.

New!!: Azolla and Holocene · See more »

Holotype

A holotype is a single physical example (or illustration) of an organism, known to have been used when the species (or lower-ranked taxon) was formally described.

New!!: Azolla and Holotype · See more »

Ice sheet

An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than, this is also known as continental glacier.

New!!: Azolla and Ice sheet · See more »

India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

New!!: Azolla and India · See more »

International Plant Names Index

The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) describes itself as "a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes." Coverage of plant names is best at the rank of species and genus.

New!!: Azolla and International Plant Names Index · See more »

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

New!!: Azolla and Isle of Wight · See more »

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.

New!!: Azolla and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck · See more »

Joseph Decaisne

Joseph Decaisne (7 March 1807 – 8 January 1882) was a French botanist and agronomist.

New!!: Azolla and Joseph Decaisne · See more »

Lead

Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82.

New!!: Azolla and Lead · See more »

Lemnoideae

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.

New!!: Azolla and Lemnoideae · See more »

London Clay

The London Clay Formation is a marine geological formation of Ypresian (early Eocene Epoch, c. 56–49 Ma) age which crops out in the southeast of England.

New!!: Azolla and London Clay · See more »

Maastrichtian

The Maastrichtian is, in the ICS geologic timescale, the latest age (uppermost stage) of the Late Cretaceous epoch or Upper Cretaceous series, the Cretaceous period or system, and of the Mesozoic era or erathem.

New!!: Azolla and Maastrichtian · See more »

Marjorie Elizabeth Jane Chandler

Marjorie Chandler (1897–1983), was a British paleobotanist who made her own reputation as a scientist after a long partnership with Eleanor Mary Reid, as a research assistant.

New!!: Azolla and Marjorie Elizabeth Jane Chandler · See more »

Megaspore

Megaspores, also called macrospores, are a type of spore that is present in heterosporous plants.

New!!: Azolla and Megaspore · See more »

Microsporangia

Microsporangia are sporangia that produce microspores and give rise to male gametes.

New!!: Azolla and Microsporangia · See more »

Missouri Botanical Garden

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

New!!: Azolla and Missouri Botanical Garden · See more »

Mosquito

Mosquitoes are small, midge-like flies that constitute the family Culicidae.

New!!: Azolla and Mosquito · See more »

Moss

Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in damp or shady locations.

New!!: Azolla and Moss · See more »

Mulch

A mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of soil.

New!!: Azolla and Mulch · See more »

Nevada

Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

New!!: Azolla and Nevada · See more »

Nickel

Nickel is a chemical element with symbol Ni and atomic number 28.

New!!: Azolla and Nickel · See more »

Nitrogen

Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.

New!!: Azolla and Nitrogen · See more »

Nitrogen fixation

Nitrogen fixation is a process by which nitrogen in the Earth's atmosphere is converted into ammonia (NH3) or other molecules available to living organisms.

New!!: Azolla and Nitrogen fixation · See more »

North Pole

The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.

New!!: Azolla and North Pole · See more »

Nutrient

A nutrient is a substance used by an organism to survive, grow, and reproduce.

New!!: Azolla and Nutrient · See more »

Oligocene

The Oligocene is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million years before the present (to). As with other older geologic periods, the rock beds that define the epoch are well identified but the exact dates of the start and end of the epoch are slightly uncertain.

New!!: Azolla and Oligocene · See more »

Ornamental plant

Ornamental plants are plants that are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, for cut flowers and specimen display.

New!!: Azolla and Ornamental plant · See more »

Paleocene

The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geological epoch that lasted from about.

New!!: Azolla and Paleocene · See more »

Paleoclimatology

Paleoclimatology (in British spelling, palaeoclimatology) is the study of changes in climate taken on the scale of the entire history of Earth.

New!!: Azolla and Paleoclimatology · See more »

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is a chemical element with symbol P and atomic number 15.

New!!: Azolla and Phosphorus · See more »

Pliocene

The Pliocene (also Pleiocene) Epoch is the epoch in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.333 million to 2.58 million years BP.

New!!: Azolla and Pliocene · See more »

Polyunsaturated fat

Polyunsaturated fats are fats in which the constituent hydrocarbon chain possesses two or more carbon–carbon double bonds.

New!!: Azolla and Polyunsaturated fat · See more »

Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

New!!: Azolla and Rice · See more »

Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773)

Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.

New!!: Azolla and Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773) · See more »

Salviniaceae

Salviniaceae (or formerly Salviniaceæ) is a family of heterosporous ferns in the order Salviniales.

New!!: Azolla and Salviniaceae · See more »

Sporangium

A sporangium (pl., sporangia) (modern Latin, from Greek σπόρος (sporos) ‘spore’ + αγγείον (angeion) ‘vessel’) is an enclosure in which spores are formed.

New!!: Azolla and Sporangium · See more »

Spore

In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

New!!: Azolla and Spore · See more »

Sporocarp (ferns)

A sporocarp is a specialised type of structure found in some ferns whose primary function is the production and release of spores.

New!!: Azolla and Sporocarp (ferns) · See more »

St. Louis

St.

New!!: Azolla and St. Louis · See more »

Symbiosis

Symbiosis (from Greek συμβίωσις "living together", from σύν "together" and βίωσις "living") is any type of a close and long-term biological interaction between two different biological organisms, be it mutualistic, commensalistic, or parasitic.

New!!: Azolla and Symbiosis · See more »

Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

New!!: Azolla and Tasmania · See more »

University of Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) was founded in 1965 as the successor organisation to Düsseldorf’s Medical Academy of 1907.

New!!: Azolla and University of Düsseldorf · See more »

Utrecht University

Utrecht University (UU; Universiteit Utrecht, formerly Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) is a university in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

New!!: Azolla and Utrecht University · See more »

Vivi Vajda

Vivi Vajda is a Swedish geologist.

New!!: Azolla and Vivi Vajda · See more »

Water

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.

New!!: Azolla and Water · See more »

Weed

A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".

New!!: Azolla and Weed · See more »

Wyoming

Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

New!!: Azolla and Wyoming · See more »

Zinc

Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

New!!: Azolla and Zinc · See more »

3-Deoxyanthocyanidin

The 3-Deoxyanthocyanidins and their glycosides (3-deoxyanthocyanins or 3-DA) are molecules with an anthocyanidins backbone lacking an hydroxyl group at position 3 on the C-ring.

New!!: Azolla and 3-Deoxyanthocyanidin · See more »

Redirects here:

Azollaceae, Duckweed fern, Fairy Moss, Fairy moss, Fairymoss, Mosquito Fern, Mosquito fern, Mosquitofern, Retoreto.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azolla

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »