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hornwort

[′hȯrn‚wȯrt]
(botany)
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Introduction to Bryophytes (IB) is a noteworthy, up to date, text on the biology, from an evolutionary perspective, of liverworts, hornworts, and mosses.
Choose a combination of the following native pond and bog plants: spiked water milfoil, water starwort, rigid hornwort, potamogeton, frog bit, water plantain, yellow flag iris, marsh marigold, ragged robin, meadow sweet and purple loosestrife.
Reliable and non-invasive species include hornwort, (Ceratophyllum demersum), and "crispa" pondweed, (Potamogeton crispus).
Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum, the most common submerged oxygenator, may be left free floating or planted in a small container of soil or gravel.
Abstract: A total of 98 liverwort species (43 genera, 10 families), 54 moss species (33 genera, 17 families) and one species of hornwort have been reported for Cocos Island (5[degrees]32'N, 87[degrees]04'W), Costa Rica.
In addition, the Madison research team found a striking similarity between the distribution of the lignin-like chemical in the alga Coleochaete and in a species of hornwort, an early group of land plants related to mosses.
And finally, add in native oxygenating plants, such as hornwort.
A synthesis of hornwort diversity: Patterns, causes and future work.
For the record, I've got water moss, hornwort, frog bit and, everyone's favourite, the lovely water violet.
Unit IX of Division B marks the disappearance of conifer and other remains of terrestrial origin and the appearance of Ceratophyllum demersum (hornwort) leaves.
* Water milfoil, water stalwart and hornwort. These are important as they provide oxygen for your pond creatures.