hydrophyllum
n.; pl. -lia [Gr. hydor, water; phyllon, leaf]
(CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa)
A thick, gelatinous, helmet-shaped or leaf-like medusoid containing a simple or branched gastrovascular canal, protective in function; a phyllozooid; a bract.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Hydrophyllum — (H. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Hydrophylleae, 5. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: H. virginica u. H. canadensis; von letzter wird der Absud der Wurzel gegen Schlangenbiß u. gegen den, vom Giftsumach erregten Hautausschlag angewendet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hydrophyllum — Taxobox name = Hydrophyllum image width = 240px image caption = Hydrophyllum occidentale regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Hydrophyllaceae genus = Hydrophyllum genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrophyllum —   Hydrophyllum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hydrophyllum — ID 41384 Symbol Key HYDRO4 Common Name waterleaf Family Hydrophyllaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Hydrophyllum — noun waterleaf • Syn: ↑genus Hydrophyllum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Hydrophyllaceae, ↑family Hydrophyllaceae, ↑waterleaf family …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophyllum — hy·dro·phyl·lum …   English syllables

  • Hydrophyllum virginianum — Taxobox name = Hydrophyllum virginianum image width = 200px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Hydrophyllaceae genus = Hydrophyllum species = H. virginianum binomial = Hydrophyllum… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrophyllum occidentale — Taxobox name = Hydrophyllum occidentale image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Hydrophyllaceae genus = Hydrophyllum species = H. occidentale binomial = Hydrophyllum… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrophyllum tenuipes — Taxobox name = Hydrophyllum tenuipes image width = 200px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Solanales familia = Hydrophyllaceae genus = Hydrophyllum species = H. tenuipes binomial = Hydrophyllum tenuipes L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrophyllum capitatum — ID 41389 Symbol Key HYCA4 Common Name ballhead waterleaf Family Hydrophyllaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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