Pistia stratoites

noun
pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Pistia

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  • pistia — noun pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes • Syn: ↑water lettuce, ↑water cabbage, ↑Pistia stratiotes, ↑Pistia stratoites • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pistia stratiotes — noun pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes • Syn: ↑pistia, ↑water lettuce, ↑water cabbage, ↑Pistia stratoites • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Pistia — noun one species: water lettuce • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Araceae, ↑family Araceae, ↑arum family • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water cabbage — noun pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes • Syn: ↑pistia, ↑water lettuce, ↑Pistia stratiotes, ↑Pistia stratoites • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water lettuce — noun pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes • Syn: ↑pistia, ↑water cabbage, ↑Pistia stratiotes, ↑Pistia stratoites • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquatic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for …   Useful english dictionary

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