water-plantain family

noun
perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family
Member Holonyms: ↑Naiadales, ↑order Naiadales, ↑Alismales, ↑order Alismales
Member Meronyms: ↑Alisma, ↑genus Alisma, ↑Sagittaria, ↑genus Sagittaria

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noun

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