Limnobium

noun
American frogbit
Syn: ↑genus Limnobium
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Meronyms: ↑American frogbit, ↑Limnodium spongia

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\\limˈnōbēəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek limnobion, neuter of limnobios living in a lake, from limn- + bios mode of life — more at quick
: a genus of American aquatic herbs (family Hydrocharitaceae) that have flowers with spathes — see frogbit 2

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  • Limnobĭum — (L. Rich.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Hydrocharideae Stratiotideae; Art: L. spongia Rich., in Nordamerika …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Limnobium —   Limnobium Limnobium laevigatum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Limnobium — ID 47672 Symbol Key LIMNO Common Name spongeplant Family Hydrocharitaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NY, OK, PR, SC, TN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • limnobium — lim·no·bi·um …   English syllables

  • Limnobium Spongia — frogbit frog bit , frog s bit frog s bit, n. (Bot.) (a) A European plant ({Hydrocharis Morsus ran[ae]}), floating on still water and propagating itself by runners. It has roundish heart shaped leaves and small white flowers. (b) An American plant …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limnobium spongia — ID 47679 Symbol Key LISP2 Common Name American spongeplant Family Hydrocharitaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Limnobium laevigatum — ID 47673 Symbol Key LILA7 Common Name West Indian spongeplant Family Hydrocharitaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, PR Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Limnobium laevigatum (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Heine — Symbol LILA7 Common Name West Indian spongeplant Botanical Family Hydrocharitaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Limnobium Rich. — Symbol LIMNO Common Name spongeplant Botanical Family Hydrocharitaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Limnobium spongia (Bosc) Rich. ex Steud. — Symbol LISP2 Common Name American spongeplant Botanical Family Hydrocharitaceae …   Scientific plant list

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