Salviniales

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Salviniales

[‚sal‚vin·ē′ā‚lēz]
(botany)
A small order of heterosporous, leptosporangiate ferns (division Polypodiophyta) which float on the surface of the water.
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Similar results have been obtained for the aquatic fern Azolla filiculoides, which presented concentrations of lead approximately 620% higher in specimens exposed to solution containing 20 mg [L.
Lead accumulation in the aquatic fern Azollafiliculoides.
Bioaccumulation of lead has been detected in macrophytes such as the aquatic ferns Marsilea minuta L.
This study indicates that the aquatic fern Azolla filiculoides, which is widely available at a low cost, can be used as an efficient biosorbent material for the treatment of nickel and zinc ions in wastewater.
Distribution, fine structure and possible role of transfer cells in relation to apical dominance in the aquatic fern Marsilea drummondii.
Ultracytochemical localization and characterization of membrane-bound ATPases in lateral buds from intact and decapitated plants of an aquatic fern, Marsilea drummondii A.
In contrast, fresh leaves of the aquatic ferns Salvinia are superhydrophobic and superoleophilic, and can selectively absorb oil while repelling water.
The synthetic version is designed to be superhydrophobic and superoleophilic, in addition to selectively absorbing oil and repelling water like the aquatic ferns.

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