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Hydrophyte

Definition

noun, plural: hydrophytes

(botany) Any plant adapted to grow wholly or partly submerged in water or wet habitats; an aquatic plant; a wetland plant


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Examples of hydrophytes are lotus and water hyacinths. Some of the major features of hydrophytes are as follows:


Word origin: Greek hýdōr (water) + Greek phuton (plant)

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Hydrophyte

hydrophyte (h dr -f t ) A plant that grows wholly or partly submerged in water. Because they have less need to conserve water, hydrophytes often have a reduced cuticle and fewer stomata than other plants. Floating leaves have ...

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by shidehkhashaie
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hydrophyte
Replies: 1
Views: 2587

Help!!!! on bio planning exericse

... preasure in the environment.. but using wind is not a good way. more transpiration can decrease the false in your calculation. any way, if you use hydrophyte plant it will give you a big problem...the evaporation is the matter. even you use light as your variable. oh well, if you can work with ...

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by baikuza
Sun Jun 11, 2006 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help!!!! on bio planning exericse
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Plant cell vs. Floating, Freshwater Plant Cell

A hydrophyte (floating freashwater plant) also has large empty spaces between cells for bouyancy.

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by Carolynparsons
Thu Dec 01, 2005 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Plant cell vs. Floating, Freshwater Plant Cell
Replies: 4
Views: 2709


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