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Water lily

water lily

(Science: botany) A blossom or plant of any species of the genus nymphaea, distinguished for its large floating leaves and beautiful flowers. See Nymphaea.

The name is extended to various plants of other related genera, as nuphar, euryale, nelumbo, and victoria. See Euryale, lotus, and Victoria.

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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 ... leaves that have less resistance to flowing water. The lotus, water lily, and cattail are hydrophytes. Compare mesophytexerophyte

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by shidehkhashaie
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hydrophyte
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Thanks for the help. I knew that CO2 was soluble in water but wasn't sure whether there was more in the atmosphere or in water. Another ... Is there more stomata under a leaf or on top of a leaf in a water plant? eg Lily. Help appreciated.

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by IAreAsian
Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Co2
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... and were supposed to locate hydrenchyma. I know that hydrenchyma is water storing parenchyma cells, which makes sense since Nymphaea is a water lily of some sort. however, all the anatomical features I was able to identify were spongy ...

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by Nelsson
Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hydrenchyma
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The Fiber Disease

... and short aerial hyphae (56). A plant pathogen, P. insidiosum requires water cultures containing the appropriate leaves to produce zoosporangia ... zoospores may be accomplished using water cultures with grass or water lily bait at 37°C for 1 h (12). Immunodiagnosis using an immunodiffusion ...

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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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