Aldrovanda

noun
one species: waterwheel plant
Syn: ↑genus Aldrovanda
Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Droseraceae, ↑family Droseraceae, ↑sundew family
Member Meronyms: ↑waterwheel plant, ↑Aldrovanda vesiculosa

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\\ˌaldrōˈvandə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ulisse Aldrovandi died 1605 Italian naturalist
: a genus of floating aquatic plants (family Droseraceae) found from southern Europe to Australia having small white flowers and whorls of leaves that act as traps for insects

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  • Aldrovanda — Aldrovanda …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aldrovanda — (A. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Droseraceae, 5. Klasse 5. Ordnung L., Art: A. vesiculosa L., Sumpfgewächs aus Indien u. SDeutschland …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Aldrovánda — Monti, Pflanzengattg. der Droserazeen. A. vesiculōsa L., ein in Teichen vorkommendes untergetauchtes Kraut; insektenfressende Pflanze …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • aldrovanda — s. f. [Botânica] Planta carnívora da família das droseráceas, encontrada nos pântanos do Europa do Sul.   ‣ Etimologia: francês aldrovande …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Aldrovanda — Aldrovanda …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aldrovanda — Taxobox fossil range = Paleocene Recent name = Aldrovanda image caption = Aldrovanda vesiculosa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Droseraceae genus = Aldrovanda genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Aldrovanda —   Aldrovanda Aldrovanda vesiculo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Aldrovanda — Wasserfalle Aldrovanda vesiculosa Habitus Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aldrovanda — al·dro·van·da …   English syllables

  • Aldrovanda vesiculosa — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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